(BUSHONG, Kan.) — One of the Kansas prairie's best known musical events took place this weekend, the Symphony in the Flint Hills. Seven thousand people attended the sold out concert to hear the performances by the Kansas
"There's no where else on earth where they have something like this," said State Representative Vince Wetta, who attended the concert. "It's a Kansas treasure."
Other people, like another audience member Gilbert Louk, came out to see the nature.
"Whenever you're out here you can learn about the prairie, the plants and the flowers," said Louk.
But a group of students from Wichita State University's journalism program took a deeper look, spending the weekend interviewing Flint Hills locals about what it's like to have one of the largest outdoor
concerts in their backyard.
Ryan Harrell, a senior at WSU, said he enjoyed working in small Kansas towns.