Music, Gettysburg! has concerts planned throughout the summer as it embarks on its 39th season, with performers including old favorites as well as ones new to the series.
All concerts, unless otherwise noted, will take place in the United Lutheran Seminary Chapel at 147 Seminary Ridge, Gettysburg. Weather permitting, several concerts will take place in Schmucker Grove, just north of Springs Avenue on the seminary campus. All concerts are free and open to the public.
Jenny Lind Scholarship Winner - Sunday, June 10, 4 p.m., direct from Scandinavia. Kine Sandtr and Julia Sj stedt recreate an 1850's concert by the Swedish Nightingale.
Air Force Heritage of America Band - Monday, June 11, 7 p.m., extending the Brass Band Festival, the Heritage of America Band returns with patriotic favorites.
Dearest Home - Sunday, July 1, 6 p.m., held in Schmucker Grove, weather permitting. Performing music from the "home front" of the Civil War.
Intermuse International Music Festival Faculty Performance - Sunday, July 8, 4 p.m., musicians will come from around the world to study and play the next week; the festival begins with this sampler of performances by its faculty.
Yankee Brass Band - Saturday, July 21, 4 p.m., harking back to the day when every town had its own brass band, this group of virtuosi from New England will bring authentic arrangements and instruments to Gettysburg.
Eric Fennell - Thursday, Aug. 2, 7:30 p.m., a Gettysburg College alum, this talented baritone has been setting Europe on fire with operatic performances. Now he's home for one night only.
American Youth Harp Ensemble - Monday, Aug. 6, 7:30 p.m., back by popular demand, this group will be joined by the former royal harpist to Queen Elizabeth, other instrumentalists and the Virginia Choristers.
Cormorant's Fancy - Sunday, Aug. 12, 6 p.m., held in Schmucker Grove, weather permitting Celtic music on the green grass of Schmucker Grove.
For more information about these and other concerts in the Music, Gettysburg! schedule, call 717-339-1334 or visit the Music, Gettysburg! web site at www.musicgettysburg.org or email to firstname.lastname@example.org.