The Southern Symphony Orchestra will perform a concert at 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 13, at First Community Church of Joplin, 2007 E. 15th St.

Under the direction of Dr. Brandon Robinson – assistant professor of music and director of bands at Missouri Southern State University – the orchestra is comprised of MSSU students and members of the community. It features music from the Baroque, Classical, and Romantic periods as well as modern selection.

Robinson said the first half of the upcoming performance will put the spotlight on the string section, while the second half will feature the woodwinds.

Admission is free and open to the public. For more information, contact the Performing Arts Department at 417-625-3002 or