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Savannah Winds Annual Patriotic Concert


When:Jun 30; 3 p.m.
Where:Fine Arts Auditorium
Admission:Regular admission $12-20. Reserved seating. Military, student and senior citizen discounts available.

About this event:
"In Celebration of our Independence”, the Savannah Winds, community wind symphony in residence at Armstrong, concludes its 2012-2013 subscription season by honoring America, her service men and women, and veterans of the United States armed forces with its highly popular Annual Patriotic Concert.

Underscoring brilliant marches of America's iconic "March king" John Philip Sousa, the uplifting music of legendary composer Irving Berlin and the "blessing of America" to the tune of country-western songwriter Lee Greenwood, this exciting concert features Brigadier General John Hort, U.S. Army, Deputy Commanding General - Rear, 3ID, in narration to the Winds' performance of America, the Beautiful; U.S. Army 3ID honor guard to present our great nation’s colors; and Chatham County Veteran of the Year honors to Jim Vaughan, Master Sergeant, U.S. Air Force (Retired).

This proud concert event honors distinguished military service and crescendos to great fanfare culminating with an appearance by one of America’s celebrity personas to guest conduct the Winds in performance of John Philip Sousa’s bombastic Stars and Stripes Forever. Last year, General Oglethorpe - or a very close likeness - conducted the finale. Be sure to be present to guess who our surprise iconic guest will be this year.


3 p.m. in the Armstrong Fine Arts Auditorium.
All tickets for this concert are for reserved seating admission.
Concert hall doors open by 2:30 p.m.

Regular admission $12-20, depending on seat location.

Discounts available to senior citizens, U.S. military, students, children, and Armstrong faculty/staff (w/Pirate Card).

Armstrong recommends that all patrons purchase tickets in advance. This concert usually sells-out.

Call to make wheelchair seating ticketing arrangements.

Call 912.344.2556 weekdays, for additional ticketing information.
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