Free concert salutes the U.S. Armed Forces June 24

INDIAN RIVER COUNTY — Indian River County residents are encouraged to don red, white and blue and wave the flag during the Space Coast Symphony Wind Orchestra’s free patriotic concert, Land, Air & Sea: An Armed Forces Tribute.

The concert will be performed at 7 p.m. on Friday, June 24, at First Presbyterian Church of Vero Beach, located at 520 Royal Palm Boulevard, 32960.

Presented in conjunction with the Space Coast Symphony Chorus, “Land, Air and Sea: An Armed Forces Tribute” will showcase US national heritage as conductor and artistic director Aaron T. Collins directs the wind orchestra with music by John Williams, Richard Rodgers, Lee Greenwood, and marches from “The March King,” John Philip Sousa.

The concert will open with an extended version of the “Star Spangled Banner.” The women of the Space Coast Symphony Chorus will perform several works with the ensemble, including “God Bless the USA” and “Hymn to the Fallen” from the film, Saving Private Ryan.

Among the many rousing patriotic numbers will be a salute to the men and women of the United States Armed Forces. Audience members are asked to wear red, white and blue in a show of patriotic solidarity.

Tickets are required for the free concert and can be reserved online at For more information, call toll free to (855) 252-7276.

Artistic Director and Conductor, Aaron T. Collins, considers it an honor to salute our veterans and those currently serving in the military.

“We owe everything to the men and women who have worn our nation’s uniform,” said Collins. “These concerts are a powerful way to come together as a community and thank them for their service.”

For more information about the Space Coast Symphony 2016-17 season or the Symphony for Everyone discount ticket program, please visit or call toll-free (855) 252-7276.

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