POTSDAM - A musical tribute commemorating the end of the Civil War and World War II, along with selections from popular movie soundtracks, will be featured when the Orchestra of Northern New York presents its popular Summer Pops Concert on Wednesday, July 1 at 7:00 p.m. in Hosmer Hall, SUNY Potsdam.
The program begins with American Salute followed by the Battle Hymn of the Republic and Armed Forces Salute. Guest conductor Guy C. "Chip" Lamson will lead the 55-piece orchestra in John Philip Sousa's rousing Semper Fidelis March. The first half of the concert ends with selections from the Band of Brothers.
After intermission, ONNY goes to the movies with selections from Star Wars, Breakfast at Tiffany's, The Fellowship of the Ring, Titanic, Frozen, and Jurassic Park.
Tchaikovsky's 1812 Overture concludes the concert.
Tickets are $22 adults, $18 for seniors (62+) and military personnel, and $5 for students, ages 6-17. Children five and younger are free. Call 267-2277 to purchase tickets.
During intermission, drawings will be held for the four prizes in the 2014-2015 Season Raffle. Prizes include a two night stay at the Siam Classic Inn & Spa, a loaf of bread a week for three months from the Co-op's Carriage House Bakery, a gourmet dinner for four prepared by chef Wally Siebel and served by Maestro Kenneth Andrews, and gift certificates for a massage, manicure, and local dress shop.
For more information about the raffle, contact the ONNY business office at 267-3251 or firstname.lastname@example.org.