Independence Day Salute

July 4, 2022, 8:00 pm

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Christopher Bell
Christopher Bell conducting the Independence Day Salute

Festival chorus director Christopher Bell takes to the podium for a rousing concert of patriotic highlights by John Williams, William Grant Still, Aaron Copland, Glenn Miller, and John Philip Sousa in honor of Independence Day.

Recorded July 2, 2022


John Williams: Liberty Fanfare

Arr. Bill Holcombe: George Gershwin Medley

Glenn Miller/Joe Garland: In The Mood 

André Thomas: I Hear America Singing

Irving Berlin/arr. Roy Ringwald: Give Me Your Tired, Your Poor

William Steffe/arr. Peter Wilhousky: Battle Hymn of the Republic 

William Grant Still: Festive Overture

Aaron Copland: “The Promise of Living” from The Tender Land

Arr. Robert Wendel: The Orange Blossom Special

Arr. John Rutter: When the Saints Go Marching In

Arr. Robert Wendel: From Sea to Shining Sea

Arr. Robert Lowden: Armed Forces Salute

Arr. Carmen Dragon: America the Beautiful

John Williams: Hymn to the Fallen

John Philip Sousa: Stars and Stripes Forever