Concerts at Arborlawn presents the Festival Chorus in the 24th Annual “A Salute to America” concert on Thursday, July 4 at 7:00 p.m. in the Sanctuary.
The entertaining evening includes the traditional standards: "God Bless America," "The Star-Spangled Banner," "I'm a Yankee Doodle Dandy," "The Stars and Stripes Forever," and, of course, "America the Beautiful" among others.
Under the direction of Tom Stoker, the choir will be accompanied by Jerry Westenkuehler on the organ. The choir is open to anyone who wants to sing that evening. Singers, please wear your favorite red, white, and blue, and come to rehearse from 4:00-6:00 p.m. in the Sanctuary. Singers will enjoy a light dinner at 6:00 p.m., and the choir will then sing at the 7:00 p.m. concert.
The “A Salute to America” concert was started 24 years ago by Robert MacDonald, former organist and choir master at Fort Worth’s First Presbyterian Church. Stoker and MacDonald teamed up for these annual patriotic concerts for many years.
There is no admission charge for the concert. The public is invited to attend.
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