Snowman is a 26-minute animated film based on Raymond Brigg's classic children’s book of the same name. The movie was nominated for an Academy Award in 1982 and has since become a Christmas classic enchanting yearly. A winter wonderland comes to life in this timeless story of a young boy’s magical friendship with a snowman as they travel across the world together. Kids will also learn about the environmental impact of climate change and listen to the symphony performance from Howard Blake’s "Beautiful" and his most famous song "Walking in the Air". It will be a wonderful experience here in Cedar Falls.
The concert, which will be coming up on the 16th of December at the GBPAC great hall, also features famous Christmas seasonal tunes with an audience sing-along. wcfsymphony's 2013 conducting fellow and west high senior J'Kalein Madison, the first high school student to participate in the fellowship program, will also make his professional debut conducting Sleigh Ride.
The 4 pm concert is preceded by a special free ‘meet the orchestra’ session in the GBPAC lobby starting at 3:15 pm and wcfsymphony musicians will introduce their instruments and encourage kids to do their own music.
The eloquent animated film “The Snowman” alongside the live performance of its beautiful soundtrack includes delightful selections from Tchaikovsky’s classic "Nutcracker". More popular kid-friendly activities will be performed in the lobby.
Bear in mind that you can use the code ‘SNOWMAN’ to slash ticket price to half. This event is sponsored by, Mix 93.5 FM, Kway Radio, Matt & Pooneh Glascock, Tri-County Headstart and Iowa Arts Council.