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Lincoln Highway Experience
The free concert, conducted by Artistic Director Daniel Meyer features works by Joplin, Mozart, Gershwin and Cole Porter. Guests may bring their own chairs; limited seating at picnic tables is available at the museum. “The symphony is glad to unveil this important part of local history and how it helped to spur cultural opportunities here in Westmoreland County,” said Endicott Reindl, WSO Executive Director.
Rhythm of the Road ConcertSaturday, August 21 at 7:30 p.m.Lincoln Highway Experience - 3435 Route 30 East, Latrobe, PA 15650Free and open to the public
Program:Joplin, arr. Zinn: Maple Leaf RagMozart: Divertimento in D, K 136Florence Price: Andante moderato from String Quartet in G MajorVaughan Williams: Charterhouse SuiteGershwin: LullabyCole Porter, arr. Esposito: Anything GoesCole Porter, arr. Esposito: You’re the TopWilliam Grant Still: Danzas de Panama
The concert is sponsored in part by the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, through the Lincoln Highway Heritage Corridor mini-grant program.
About The Westmoreland Symphony OrchestraThe Westmoreland Symphony Orchestra, began in 1969 when a group of community leaders and musicians assembled an orchestra for several concerts at a local high school. Now, 53 years later, the WSO brings world-class soloists to the concert stage. Under the artistic direction of Daniel Meyer, the WSO presents a five-concert series and the Nutcracker at the Palace Theatre in downtown Greensburg. In addition, the WSO performs a free summer concert at St. Clair Park and a chamber music series at Hempfield Park. The WSO’s Academy of Music provides educational programs for all ages. For more information, please visit the symphony’s website http://www.westmorelandsymphony.org or call 724-837-1850.
About the Lincoln Highway Heritage CorridorPromotes, and interprets the cultural, historical, natural, recreational, and economic resources along the 200-mile Lincoln Highway in Westmoreland, Somerset, Bedford, Fulton, Franklin and Adams counties in Pennsylvania. For more information, visit www.LHHC.org.
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