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Free Tribute Concert (Melbourne)

November 7, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - November 8, 2018 @ 9:30 pm UTC-4

FREE Tribute Concert – Wed & Thurs. Nov. 7 & 8 – FREE Concert at the Melbourne Auditorium commemorating the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I. 7:30 pm at 625 East Hibiscus Boulevard, Melbourne, FL 32901. This free concert by an 80-member Concert Band will perform music that was popular during World War I including both hit songs and patriotic classics. You will hear well-known works by Irving Berlin, George M. Cohan, and John Philip Sousa. You will also hear patriotic masterpieces including “God Bless America” and America the Beautiful.” The concert will also feature a song written by Australian composer and folk singer Guy Walton. It pays tribute to the 10 million military personnel who died during World War I. The band arrangement was created especially for this concert. The concert will feature distinguished guest conductors Col. Bryan Shelburne, former director of the US Army Band “Pershing’s Own;”, Col. Hal Gibson, former director of the US Army Field Band; and Dr. Dan Bolin, former professor of music and chairman of the music department at Butler University in Indianapolis. Pre-show at 6:30. Doors open at 6:30. No tickets required.


November 7, 2018 @ 7:30 pm
November 8, 2018 @ 9:30 pm
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Melbourne Auditorium
625 East Hibiscus Boulevard
Melbourne, FL 32901 United States
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(321) 608-7420