The Carmel Symphony Orchestra (CSO) is hosting an interactive family-style concert,\u00a0Family Fun!,\u00a0on January 31, 2016 at 3 p.m. at the Palladium at the Center for the Performing Arts in Carmel, Ind. Children will have the chance to sit on stage during the concert with CSO musicians as they play excerpts from some of the world\u2019s greatest classics. After the concert, an instrument petting zoo will be set up throughout the Palladium for children to try out various instruments. Additionally, CSO\u2019s 2015 Young Artist Competition winner, 16-year-old Lydia Rhea, will perform during the concert. \u201cThe Family Fun! concert is one of my favorite concerts each season. We delight in being able to inspire children with beautiful music, because we know that making music changes lives,\u201d says David Bowden,\u00a0artistic\u00a0director of the Carmel Symphony Orchestra. \u201cI\u2019ve made it my life\u2019s musical mission to spread that message and help children and parents understand that no matter what your age, anyone can make music.\u201d Family Fun! is sponsored by the CSO League and the Young Artist Competition sponsor is Steinway Piano Gallery. Concert tickets can be purchased by visiting CarmelSymphony.org or by calling the Center\u2019s Box Office at 317.843.3800. Discounts for students are available for all CSO concerts: the $5 YouthPASS for High School and younger, and the $10 CollegePASS for College students. Additionally adult tickets for the Family Fun! concert are only $20. For more information, please visit CarmelSymphony.org. About the Carmel Symphony Orchestra The Carmel Symphony Orchestra, founded in 1975, is the 85-member Resident Orchestra at the Palladium at the Center for the Performing Arts in Central Indiana. The Carmel Symphony is a family-friendly orchestra presenting an annual subscription concert series, each programmed to provide an eclectic mix of repertoire, and is committed to enhancing our community\u2019s quality of life through creative, artistically excellent performances and educational experiences for diverse audiences of all ages. For more information, please visit CarmelSymphony.org.