NW Indiana Symphony Concert in the Dunes

NW Indiana Symphony Concert in the Dunes

Event Information

10:42am - 10:42am

Indiana Dunes National Park presents the Northwest Indiana Symphony to West Beach on Friday, August 2nd, at 7:30 p.m. Limited to 425 cars.

Indiana Dunes National Park is again bringing the Northwest Indiana Symphony to West Beach on Friday, August 2nd, at 7:30 p.m. for a free concert with the magnificent dunes as the backdrop. Concert Sponsors are Friends of Indiana Dunes, Inc. and Dunes National Park AssociationThis year we are limiting the parking to 425 cars for the concert. Please car pool with your pass to attend.Enjoy the 40 piece symphony orchestra under the direction of Conductor Kirk Muspratt for a two hour performance of music. The stage will be set up in the southwest parking lot at West Beach. Limited seating is available near the stage; therefore, visitors are encouraged to bring folding chairs. Several food vendors will be serving a variety of dinner items or participants can bring a picnic dinner. Fee collection at West Beach will cease at 5 p.m. that day. Please carpool.In the event of inclement weather, the concert will be relocated to the Chesterton High School Auditorium. Information concerning inclement weather will be posted at the entrance to West Beach, on the park’s website at www.nps.gov/indu, and on the park’s Facebook pagehttp://www.facebook.com/IndianaDunesNL.For more information on this or other programs at Indiana Dunes National Park, call 219-395-1882 or check the park’s website atwww.nps.gov/indu.
Maestro Kirk just released the program for the summer concerts. There's a little something for everyone!

The first half will include: Vaterlandischer March, Verdi's Overture to Nabucco, White Cliffs of Dover, Guadalcanal March, Saving Private Ryan's Hymn to the Fallen, Anchors Aweigh, Apollo 13, and the Star Trek Medley.

The second half brings lightens up with music from Broadway and the movies: West Side Story Suite, Kiss Me Again, Numbus 2000, The Power of Love, Magnificent Seven and Far and Away. The National Park is hosting this free concert of the Northwest Indiana Symphony Orchestra. For more information on the Northwest Indiana Symphony Orchestra, their website is: www.nisorchestra.org.

West Beach


  • 300 West Beach Road
  • Gary, IN 46403