FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 11, 2015
For more information, contact:
KSO Director of Communications
Direct: 865-521-2317 Cell: 865-660-3037
The Knoxville Symphony Orchestra will host the KSO 31th Annual Free Pilot Flying J Independence Day Concert on July 4, 2015 at World’s Fair Park at 8:00 p.m. This free, family-friendly concert includes patriotic tributes and a spectacular fireworks finale. KSO Resident Conductor James Fellenbaum will conduct the Orchestra in this annual concert as part of the City of Knoxville’s Festival on the Fourth. This concert is free to attend; no tickets are required.
Enjoy patriotic tunes such as the Star Spangled Banner, Armed Forces Salute and recognizable tunes including “Rocky Top,” “76 Trombones,” and music from Disney’s Frozen and classics from the Sound of Music with featured vocalist Katy Wolfe, soprano. View musical program.
The KSO is proud to partner with the City of Knoxville, Pilot Flying J and WBIR-TV for this Independence Day concert. Both the concert and the fireworks display will be live broadcast on WBIR-TV Channel 10.
Those who use the hashtag #KSOJuly4 on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram will be entered to win a pair of Masterworks tickets for the upcoming season! Don’t forget to share your photos with us by tagging @knoxsymphony.
About the Knoxville Symphony Orchestra
Established in 1935, the KSO has contributed to the cultural life in East Tennessee continuously for 80 years, providing excellence in musical and educational programs. The Orchestra consists of 80 professional musicians and performs 250 programs throughout the region each season, reaching audiences of more than 200,000 people. The KSO performs in traditional venues such as the Tennessee Theatre, Bijou Theatre and the Civic Auditorium as well as non-traditional places like hospitals, schools, city parks and churches. For more information regarding the KSO or the Independence Day Concert, please call 865-291-3310 and tell us you’re coming on Facebook.