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May 18, 2022

Memorial Weekend Patriotic Concert In The Park

Memorial Weekend Patriotic Concert In The Park

On Friday May 27th, the Van Wert Area Community Concert Band will present a concert in the band shell of Fountain Park in Van Wert, Ohio. The program will begin at 7:00 P.M. and is free to the public. Music performed on the concert will include Patriotic selections that are intended to reflect, revitalize and rekindle the pride that each of use has as citizens of the best country in the world, the United States of America. A few of these selections are, Let Freedom Ring, Echoes of the Civil War, Van Wert American Legion Band March, God Bless America, and God Bless the U.S.A. Other selections will include music of the Ukrainian Nation Anthem and Beautiful Savior. Area military personnel and veterans will also be honored with a Salute To America’s Finest. In the event of inclement weather the concert will be held at the Niswonger Performing Arts Center Auditorium. Please listen to the local radio station or visit the Van Wert Area Community Concert Band Face Book page for updates.
The band members and director are excited to present this live performance. Please join the band directed by Richard Sherrick and members from, Van Wert, Ohio City, Delphos, Convoy, Chat, Middle Point, Coldwater, Defiance, Spencerville, Celina and Rockford for this special concert.
The band will also be providing music for the Ohio City American Legion Memorial Day Ceremonies on Monday May 30th at 10:00 A.M.

Pictured is the VWACCB performing August 2021 in Celina, Ohio amphitheater.


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