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Heroes of the Ages - Patriotic Pops Concert

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Name: Heroes of the Ages - Patriotic Pops Concert
Date: November 17, 2019
Time: 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM EST
Event Description:
“Heroes of the Ages”
Sunday, November 17, 2019
4:00 PM at the Sandusky State Theatre
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Saxton’s Cornet Band will recreate an historically accurate concert experience from the mid-19th century, complete with dramatic readings, period humor, authentic uniforms and entertaining music! You will hear the sounds and see the appearance of brass bands that existed during the antebellum and Civil War eras.

The original Saxton’s Cornet Band was organized in the late 1850s by Henry Augustus Saxton in Lexington, Kentucky, and became very popular in both the surrounding areas and the eastern states.
The FSO Chorale will be included in the concert, performing Peter Willhousky’s dramatic arrangement of “Battle Hymn of the Republic”, and Howard Hanson’s energetic “Song of Democracy”, based on a text by American poet Walt Whitman.

Sunday, November 17, 2019 4:00pm at Sandusky State Theatre
Conversation with the Conductor 3:00pm

Carl Topilow, Music Director and Conductor of FSO
Michael Shirtz, Director of FSC
Firelands Symphony Orchestra, Full Orchestra
Firelands Symphony Chorale
The Saxton’s Cornet Band, Guest Artists

Event Sponsors:

Principal Benefactors:

The Randolph J. & Estelle M. Dorn Foundation
Ohio Arts Council

Season Sponsor:
Diane and Gary Ackerman

Gold Sponsor:
Erie County Community Foundation

Silver Sponsor:
UBS Financial Services Inc.

Event Media:
Sandusky State Theatre
107 Columbus Avenue
Sandusky, OH  44870
Date/Time Information:
Sunday, November 17, 2019
Contact Information:
Firelands Symphony Orchestra
$37 - $40