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Star-Spangled Spectacular - 2017

Date and Time

Monday, July 3, 2017 at 7:30 pm


Benaroya Hall
200 University Street
Seattle, WA 98101


The Star-Spangle BannerJohn Stafford Smith
Harmonized by Walter Damrosch
Arranged by John Philip Sousa
National Emblem MarchE. E. Bagley
The CowboysJohn Williams
Arranged by Jim Curnow
Songs My Mother Taught MeAntonín Dvořák
Arranged by Wayne Bailey
Till There Was YouMeredith Willson
AutobiographyRobert Russell Bennett
The Liberty BellJohn Philip Sousa
Edited by Keith Brion
George M. Cohan Sing AlongGeorge M. Cohan
Richard Rodgers in ConcertRichard Rodgers
Choral Arrangement by Mac Huff
Band and String Arrangements by Paul Murtha
The Gallant SeventhJohn Philip Sousa
Edited by Frederick Fennell
Casey at the BatRandol Alan Bass
Poem by Ernest L. Thayer
Dixieland Jam!Arranged by Bob Lowden
Songs for AmericaIrving Berlin
Armed Forces SaluteArranged by Bob Lowden
On the MallEdwin Franko Goldman
Edited by Edward S. Lisk
The Chimes of LibertyEdwin Franko Goldman
Arranged by Loras J. Schissel
The Stars and Stripes ForeverJohn Philip Sousa
Arranged by Keith Brion and Loras J. Schissel


Join the Seattle Wind Symphony for their 5th annual Star-Spangled Sspectacular, this year more spectacular than ever. This concert will be led by Dr. Wayne Bailey, Artistic Director and Conductor of Seattle Wind Symphony. Wayne will again be joined by a select 90-voice choir led by Dr. Linda Gingrich.

The concert will be a giant “Birthday Party for America” and will feature your favorite patriotic tunes.

Highlights Include:

  • Seattle Police Department Color Guard
  • Richard Rodgers in Concert performed by band and choir
  • Armed Forces recognition pieces
  • Featured soprano soloist, Alexandra Picard singing music by Meredith Willson and Antonin Dvorak
  • Audience Sing-Along
  • Familiar national tunes: Star-spangled Banner, God Bless America, Songs for America and more…
  • Casey at the Bat, narrated by KING FM Host Dave Beck
  • Rousing piccolo ensemble featuring area musicians of all ages

Join the Fun!!

Ticket is required. Admission is free. Donations will be accepted to defray concert expenses.

Print At Home (E-Tickets) available via the Seattle Symphony website. Click this link to secure your free tickets and print them at home. The concert is General Admission and there is a limit of four tickets per person.

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