Outdoor Concert with The U.S. Army Concert Band and Chorus to Feature Copland’s “Lincoln Portrait”


Music, Gettysburg! brings The U.S. Army Chorus and the U.S. Army Concert Band “Pershing’s Own” to the Lutheran Theological Seminary at Gettysburg campus Tuesday, July 2 at 11:00am. A highlight of the concert will be historian and Seminary emeritus Dr. Gerald Christianson narrating “Lincoln Portrait” by American Composer Aaron Copland. Col.

The concert will take place on the Hill-Unger Performance Platform in Schmucker Grove on the Gettysburg Seminary campus. Thomas H. Palmatier is conducting. This performance is free and open to the public. Enjoy a spectacular open-air experience on historic grounds during this historic week.

For details on the United States Army Band, visit www.usarmyband.com/ .

For a schedule (subject to change) of other sesquicentennial events on the Seminary campus, including the Seminary Ridge Museum opening events, visit http://www.ltsg.edu/Events .


Music, Gettyburg! is a premier free concert series featuring the finest regional, national and international musicians hosted by the Lutheran Theological Seminary at Gettysburg. The seminary chapel is located at 147 Seminary Ridge on the west edge of Gettysburg. For more information about this and other concerts remaining in the Music, Gettysburg! schedule, please call 717-338-3000 ext 2197 or email info@musicgettysburg.org or visit the web site at www.musicgettysburg.org .  

Posted: 6/24/2013 4:11:01 PM by Katy Giebenhain | with 0 comments
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