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Brookhaven College hosts Mesquite Symphony "Salute to New York"
Farmers Branch, Dallas, TX • The Mesquite Symphony Orchestra will present "A Salute to New York," at Brookhaven College Sept. 18 at 8 p.m. in the lobby of the Student Services Center. The program is dedicated to the people of New York City and as a tribute to the city's fire and police departments and port authority personnel to commemorate the events of Sept. 11, 2001.
The program provides a sampling of several musical styles and a piece written by Roger Gilliam, music director of the MSO, in remembrance of to the memory of 9-11. American favorites such as "America, the Beautiful," "New York, New York," and "Lullaby of Broadway," are on the program, as well a piece by John Williams, "Liberty Fanfare," originally created for the rededication of the Statue of Liberty in 1986.
Featured saxophone soloist for the concert is Roy Allen Jr., professor of music at Brookhaven College, and tenor saxophonist in the Dallas Wind Symphony. Tickets for the concert are $15 for adults and $10 for students. For ticket information or to reserve tickets, call the School of the Arts Box Office at 972-860-4118, or the music department at 972-986-4102. Proceeds from the concert will benefit the Brookhaven College School of the Arts Music Club. The Brookhaven College School of the Arts is funded in part by grants from the Town of Addison, and the City of Carrollton.
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