Peninsula Symphonic Band and Community Choir to Hold Patriotic Concert Nov. 5

The Peninsula Symphonic Band and the Community Choir of Door County are joining together to present an evening of patriotic music to honor veterans and their families. This popular concert will be held Nov. 5, 7 pm at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church in Sturgeon Bay. A freewill offering will be taken in support of the musical organizations and the local veterans council.

Commander Joe Heilman of VFW Post 51 will present the colors for the evening.

The combined groups will perform a musical salute to our armed forces, and a moving selection from the movie We Were Soldiers titled “Mansions of the Lord.” The program will end with the Ultimate Patriotic Sing-Along.

Together, the groups will perform “The Battle Hymn of the Republic,” “America the Beautiful,” “You’re A Grand Old Flag,” “God Bless the U.S.A.,” and “The Star-Spangled Banner.” The band will play stirring marches and familiar tunes from WWII, The Rolling Stones, Loch Lomond, a collection of folk tunes, and a march dedicated to the U.S. Navy titled “Guardians of the Sea.” Additionally, the choir will perform “In Flanders Fields.”

The Peninsula Symphonic Band is led by Director Paula Eggert and the Community Choir of Door County is led by Cheryl Pfister and Judy Thompson.

Prince of Peace Church is located at 1756 Michigan Street in Sturgeon Bay. For more information find Peninsula New Horizons Band and Community Choir Door County on Facebook.


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