Why Free Music Matters

Many cities like to host free music days for their residents. You likely have a rock concert or two held over the summer nearby, but not many cities hold free symphonic performances anymore. But when it comes to the symphony, these free concert days are incredibly important. Because so many people view symphonic orchestras as…

By JacksonTunes August 20, 2019 Off

What’s New in Macon?

Macon, Georgia, is well-known for the vibrant musical community that exists within the city. Not only is this a place where concert tours and festivals frequently pass through, the domestic music scene is also alive and well. Even when a big name national group is not scheduled to play, you can find some of the…

By JacksonTunes January 19, 2019 Off

The Symphony is Anything but Boring

The symphony has—somehow—gained a bad reputation over the last couple decades. Many view it as an archaic structure, playing songs that no one remembers written by people that died a couple hundred (or more) years ago. Before you go to your next concert here in Macon, take a look at what orchestra performances are coming…

By JacksonTunes January 14, 2019 Off

Changing Perceptions of the Symphony

When you think of the symphony, you might think of people dressing up in evening gowns and tuxedos for a night of high fashion, but that’s not what the symphony is about. While once upon a time, many people may have used a night out of enjoying music as an excuse to compete in a…

By JacksonTunes January 11, 2019 Off

Check Out Macon’s Grand Opera House

Macon is the place to be in Georgia if you are a music fan. Everything from rock festivals to classical orchestras are prominent parts of the culture of this great city. It’s a one of a kind musical scene, and one that everyone in the family can find enjoyment in. If you’re headed to the…

By JacksonTunes January 9, 2019 Off

Going to Your First Performance

A lot of people would love to go to see the symphony, but just don’t know where to start. The symphony is a very complex thing, and the music that you will hear will vary greatly from one group’s performance to the next. Even the same piece of music can be presented in greatly diversified…

By JacksonTunes January 8, 2019 Off