2021 Free Family Concert: Thrills & Super Powers!

Oak Ridge Symphony & Chorus
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A. K. Bissell Park Pavilion

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VENUE CHANGE!!  The Free Family Concert is being held at the outdoor Bandshell Pavilion at A. K. Bissell Park at 1403 Oak Ridge Turnpike.  Rain or shine!  Bring your umbrella, lawn chair or blanket and enjoy this educational concert by the Oak Ridge Symphony Orchestra.

(Our thanks to the Children's Museum and the City of Oak Ridge for assisting with this short notice change.) 

Do you have a super power?   Do you think an orchestra has a super power?  Come learn all about the thrills and super powers of an orchestra while listening to the Oak Ridge Symphony Orchestra performing fun music from Spider Man, Wonder Woman, Indiana Jones, and more. Health guidelines are in force.  For everyone's safety, masks are required for all attendees over the age of 2.  Please socially distance your family or group from others.  Thank you.

 

Oak Ridge Symphony Orchestra Free Family Concert

Dan Allcott, Music Director & Conductor

Sunday, August 29, 2021
3:00 PM

Watch the concert by clicking here.

PROGRAM

Star Spangled Banner
by Francis Scott Key & John Stafford Smith

Portrait of a Peaceful Warrior (2018)
by Kathryn Bostic

Overture to Ruslan and Ludmila
by Mikhail Glinka

Traditional Twinkle Instrument Demo

“What’s Up at the Symphony” Bugs Bunny’s Greatest Hits!
by Jerry Brubaker

Finlandia
by Jean Sibelius 

Wonder Woman (2017)
by Harry Gregson-Williams

Promenade for a Penguin
by Dan Allcott

Spider Man (2002)
by Danny Elfman

“Raiders March” from Indiana Jones
by John Williams

This performance is made possible with generous support from UT-Battelle/Oak Ridge National Laboratory; Spectra Tech, Inc.; the Tennessee Arts Commission; TN Specialty License Plates; Holiday Inn Express & Suites; Oak Ridge High School; James Rome; and numerous individual donors.

 

Oak Ridge Symphony Orchestra
Dan Allcott, Music Director & Conductor

Violin I
Karen Kartal, Concertmaster
   Charles Klabunde Chair
Soyeon Seo
Jeff Brannen
Jennifer Hausladen
Abigail Hoerner
Kimberly Simpkins
Kyle Venlet
Margaret Moore

Violin II
Sara Lee-Cho, Principal
   Richard Ward, Susan Sharp, and Lois McKeever Chair in Memory of John McKeever
Kari Lapins
Julie Swenson
Sarah Cammisano
Clarice Collins
Susan Gunning

Viola
Christy Graffeo, Principal
   Adolf & Carol King Chair in Memory of Soren King
Julie Bélanger Roy
Susan Shor
Anna Dye

Cello
Theodore Kartal, Principal
   John H. Allcott Memorial Chair
Jeanine Wilkinson
Alicia Randisi-Hooker
Kathryn York

Bass
Herb Hall, Principal
Josh Henley
Katelyn Adams

Flute
Shelby Shankland, Principal
Nathalie Simper

Oboe
Ayca Yayman, Principal
Lydia Schoen

Clarinet
Mark Cramer, Principal
Martha Anderson

Bassoon
Mike Benjamin, Principal
Zach Millwood

Horn
Mitzi Hall, Principal
Joseph Meinweiser
Mark Harrell
Meredith Simpson

Trumpet
Joel Tillman, Principal
Stewart Cox
Joe Jordan

Trombone
Don Batchelor, Principal
Sam Chen
Tom Lundberg

Tuba
Donnie Pickel, Principal

Timpani
Clark Harrell, Principal

Percussion
Wes Palmer, Principal
Dale Disney
Jeff Mulvihill

Personnel Manager & Librarian
Christy Graffeo

Stage Manager
Ken Hurst

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