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And the Band Played On

Presented by Kentucky Symphony Orchestra at Tower Park Amphitheater, Fort Thomas KY

Aug 08 2020
And the Band Played On

The strings take the night off as the KSO presents an old-fashioned band concert with a couple surprises.

A hundred years ago, towns used to gather in the summer to hear their own local or national touring concert band perform at the bandshell or gazebo. Most wind, brass and percussion players of today’s symphony orchestras started their careers in middle and high-school band programs, playing the warhorse works penned in the early to mid 20th century. The KSO’s wind ensemble re-creates this nostalgic setting and sound, with cornet soloist Michael Mergen from the “President’s Own” Marine

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Free Admission (though a $5 donation per person is suggested). To register, click here. The concert will also be streamed live on Facebook.

Contact: 859-431-6216


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Additional time info:

10:30 am dress rehearsal is open to seniors and others at-risk of COVID-19.

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.


Tower Park Amphitheater

Fort Thomas , KY 41075

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

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