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A Concert Celebrating the March on Washington with Accord Symphony

August 26 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Join the Inner Arbor Trust and DC Strings Workshop for a musical celebration of the March on Washington of 1963. This performance pays homage to notable African American composers and celebrates the diversity in classical music.

About the Accord Symphony Orchestra

Now entering its 7th season, the Accord Symphony Orchestra is an orchestra of professional, semi-professional and amateur musicians committed to presenting classical and contemporary performances. The Accord Symphony Orchestra is a project of DC Strings Workshop. With the belief that access to high-quality music is a fundamental right, DC Strings Workshop and its members have presented or collaborated with leading area musicians on +100 concerts to date, since its founding in 2017. The Orchestra has performed at National Park Service sites celebrating the Frederick Douglass Bicentennial in 2018 and made its debut at The Kennedy Center in September 2019 as part of the opening of THE REACH Festival.

About DC Strings Workshop

DC Strings Workshop presents opportunities for neighborhoods across DC, Maryland, and Virginia to experience the power of music through year-round youth education and programming and performances from the Accord Symphony Orchestra and other ensembles focused on creating equitable and comprehensive access to the arts, while centering underserved communities.

About the Inner Arbor Trust

The Trust is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization incorporated in Maryland. The mission of the Inner Arbor Trust is to promote and nurture a park in a unique natural setting for a variety of arts and culture experiences that enrich the entire community. The Trust works to develop Merriweather Park at Symphony Woods into a destination arts and culture park. In addition to operating the Chrysalis amphitheater, the Trust manages a substantial portion of the Park for recreational use.


Merriweather Park at Symphony Woods
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The Chrysalis, Merriweather Park at Symphony Woods
10431 Little Patuxent Parkway
Columbia, MD 21044 United States
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