Space Coast Symphony Wind Orchestra Free Patriotic Concert ‘Let Freedom Ring’ June 26
By Space Coast Daily // June 19, 2021
concert set the Holy Trinity's Scott Center
BREVARD COUNTY • SUNTREE, FLORIDA – Put on your red, white & blue and get ready to wave the flag when the Space Coast Symphony Wind Orchestra free patriotic concert returns with, Let Freedom Ring.
The concert will be performed at 7 p.m. on Saturday, June 26 at the Scott Center for the Performing Arts at Holy Trinity Academy, 5625 Holy Trinity Drive in Suntree.
Let Freedom Ring will showcase American heritage as conductor and artistic director Aaron T. Collins directs the wind orchestra with Victory at Sea by Richard Rodgers, “God Bless the USA” by Lee Greenwood, “American Salute” by Gould, and plentiful marches from The March King, John Philip Sousa.
Among the many rousing patriotic numbers will be a salute to those who served in the United States Armed Forces; veterans will be asked to stand when their service song is played.
Special guest, Aaron Odom, tenor, will join the orchestra to sing on several selections. The concert will also pay tribute to the late Marion Scott, a Central Florida musical icon and conductor, with a performance of his favorite work, Wagner’s “Elsa’s Procession to the Cathedral.”
The full program will also feature the World Premiere of Vero Beach composer R. Michael Daugherty’s Semper Fi, a work dedicated to the United States Marine Corps. Audience members are invited to wear red, white, and blue in a show of patriotic solidarity.
For capacity planning, tickets are required for the free concert and can be reserved online at SpaceCoastSymphony.org.
Artistic Director and Conductor, Aaron T. Collins, considers it an honor to salute the USA and our veterans.
“We owe everything to the men and women who have worn our nation’s uniform,” said Collins. “These concerts are a powerful way to come together as a community and celebrate our great nation.”
Indoor performances by the Space Coast Symphony Orchestra are pursuant to the Covid-19 protocols and capacity limitations of individual venues.
Concertgoers aged 18 and under or with a college ID are admitted free to every SCSO concert. For more information about the Space Coast Symphony’s 2021-22 Season, please visit SpaceCoastSymphony.org or call toll-free 855-252-7276.
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Season 13 programming:
■ June 19 & 20 The Wonderful World of Broadway: Favorites from Walt Disney films and the Great White Way.
■ June 26 Let Freedom Ring: FREE patriotic concert of marches and all-American music.
■ July 17 & 18 Dance Party: International dance selections for orchestra, plus a bit more.
■ August 7 & 8 Summon the Heroes: A stirring concert of music about or for the Olympics.
■ September 11 & 12 Remembering September 11th: A tribute to the heroes of 9-11.
■ October 2021 (dates TBA) Basie on the Beatles: Jazz legend Count Basie interprets the music of the Fab Four.
■ November 2021 (dates TBA) Land of the Gnomes: A family-friendly musical experience with storytelling.
■ November 2021 (dates TBA) Christmas Concert: A surprise announcement from your SCSO is pending.
■ December 2021 (dates TBA) Messiah Sing-Along: A free concert of Handel’s classic, with hundreds of singers.
■ January 2022 (dates TBA): Amazing Grace: Grammy nominee and minister, Wintley Phipps in concert.
■ January 2022 (dates TBA): Coast to Coast: A program that celebrates the beauty and power of nature.
■ February 2022 (dates TBA): Revolutionaries: Brahms & Shostakovich – Two emotional works explored.
■ March 2022 (dates TBA): title TBA: Rock & folk classics with MusicWorks and the SCSO JAZZ Orchestra.
■ April 2022 (dates TBA): Hooray for Hollywood Part II: The best music from cinema classics.
■ May 2022 (dates TBA): Fan Favorites –the Great Ballets: A whirlwind tour of history’s greatest ballets.
For more information, call toll-free at 855-252-7276.
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