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Piedmont Wind Symphony Presents FREE"Patriotic Pops in the Pit" at Incendiary Brewing

Updated: Jun 18



The Piedmont Wind Symphony is thrilled to announce its upcoming concert, "Patriotic Pops in the Pit," taking place on Sunday, June 30, 2024, at 7:30 PM at the Coal Pit at Incendiary Brewing. This concert is a part of Arts Council of Winston-Salem & Forsyth County’s 75th Anniversary celebration. This free, family-friendly event promises an evening filled with patriotic music, community spirit, and local delights.


Under the baton of Music Director & Conductor Mark A. Norman, the Piedmont Wind Symphony will perform an inspiring repertoire celebrating American heritage and patriotism. The evening will open with "The Star-Spangled Banner," followed by Morton Gould's "American Salute." "Lift Every Voice and Sing," arranged by Moore and featuring guest conductor Kinard Douthit, will be performed next. Stephanie Foley Davis will captivate with Leonard Bernstein's "Somewhere." Brian Balmages' "Eternal Flame" adds a contemporary touch. After intermission, the concert continues with "76 Trombones" by Meredith Willson, arranged by Leroy Anderson, and Gould's "Yankee Doodle." The grand finale features Tchaikovsky's "1812 Overture" with a segue into "Stars and Stripes Forever."


"This concert is a wonderful opportunity for our community to come together and celebrate our nation's music and spirit," said Mark A. Norman, Music Director & Conductor. "We are excited to be back in such a unique and inviting venue as the Coal Pit at Incendiary Brewing."


Audience members are encouraged to bring family, friends, and lawn chairs to enjoy this festive event. The location at Incendiary Brewing offers a vibrant atmosphere with local downtown businesses providing food, drinks, and more, making it a perfect summer evening out.


Join us for this spectacular celebration of music and community! For more information, please visit piedmontwindsymphony.com.


About Piedmont Wind Symphony

The Piedmont Wind Symphony delivers exciting, professional performances of contemporary and traditional symphonic wind band music to the broadest audience possible and provides a creative platform from which musicians and composers may entertain, educate, and grow.


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For additional information, press inquiries, or high-resolution images, please contact Brianna Cantwell at brianna@piedmontwindsymphony.com

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