The East Tennessee Symphony Orchestra will partner with the city of Collegedale and join in celebrating America on Thursday, July 3, by presenting a patriotic concert entitled, Let Freedom Sing.
Featured music will include Tchaikovsky’s 1812 overture, American marches by John Philip Sousa, select Broadway classics from Phantom of the Opera and The Sound of Music as well as selections from some of Hollywood’s hit movies both past and present. Guest performers will include the Chattanooga Girls Choir and Collegedale native, vocal soloist Jordan Otis.
“We are excited to again be part of this year’s Independence Day celebration,” said Jack McClarty, ETSO president. “Honoring America through patriotic music and song has become a cherished tradition for the ETSO and we look forward to joining the audience in letting freedom sing.”
In addition to pops music Lou Wamp and his group Bluetastic Fangrass will open with a variety of bluegrass favorites.
The festivities will take place at the Veterans Park near Collegedale’s City Hall and are set to begin at 6:30 p.m. followed by fireworks at dusk.
The East Tennessee Symphony Orchestra serves, educates and connects the community through
exceptional outdoor concerts performed by skilled volunteer musicians.
The East Tennessee Symphony Orchestra will have a patriotic concert on July 3.