The Bonita Springs Concert Band, under the direction of Gary E. Smith, will open the 2015-2016 concert season on Sunday, November 1, at 2:00 P.M. in Riverside Park on Old 41 in Bonita Springs.
This special concert is dedicated to “Our American Heroes” to honor Southwest Florida’s police, firefighters, EMT’s, paramedics, present day military and veterans with a special tribute to survivors of World War II. In addition to these significant men and women, the band encourages them to bring their families who have also sacrificed for our security, safety and freedom.
The program will consist of exciting and stirring patriotic music including the Armed Forces Salute, music from The Patriot, Irving Berlin’s Songs For America and many more.
Featured soloist Amy Bright will sing Blue Moon and God Bless America. The Palmetto Ridge Choir will join with the band to perform America, Of Thee I Sing and Within These Hallowed Halls, a glorious setting of Amazing Grace and The Battle Hymn Of The Republic, as the program’s grand finale.
Bonita Springs Fire Honor Guard