June 25, 2017

Join us for the 45th annual Symphony in the Park! The largest concert, and most visible component of Explore Music!, wraps up another season and introduces many to live, symphonic music. This is a favorite Billings tradition-bring your blanket or lawn chair and relax to an evening of music under out big Montana sky while enjoying picnic fare from participating food sponsors.

Concessions (various food trucks will be available)

4 p.m. Instrument Petting Zoo
5 p.m. Billings Community Band Concert
6:45 p.m. Young Conductors’ Contest
7 p.m Billings Symphony Orchestra Concert

 

Reserved Seating Area: Enjoy our reserved creek-side seating area with picnic tables and cash bar all under a tent  so you can have it Made in the Shade! Purchase you $10 wristband at the BSO&C office in downtown Billings (2721 2nd Ave. N. Suite 350) or at Symphony in the Park (cash only on the day of the concert.) Seating is limited – first come, first served.

Reserved Parking: For only $5 (Cash Only) get a reserved parking spot located in the Senior High parking lot. The golf cart shuttle will be available to drive you right to the action! Limited spots available – first come, first served. Handicapped parking (with proper permit) available for free.

Program for Symphony in the Park

The Star-Spangled Banner…………………………..DDX Experience……………..Key/arr.damrosch
Theme from the magnificent Seven……………………………………………………Bernstein
Can’t Help Lovin Dat Man (from Show Boat)…..Michelle Berger…………………..Kern
Suite from Hamilton……………………………………………………………………..Miranda/arr. Brubaker
Festive Overture…………………………………………………………………………Shostakovich
Liberty Bell March…………………………………Kid’s Conducting Contest……….Sousa
Armed Forces Salute……………………………………………………………………arr. Lowden/Jaeger

Intermission | Bucket Brigade: Support  your symphony by leaving a donation in the bucket!

American Salute………………………………………………………………………….Gould
Pirates of the Caribbean…………………………………………………………………Badelt/arr. Ricketts
Hallelujah………………………………………………….DDX Experience…………..Cohen/arr. Longfield
Summertime Blues…………………………………….DDX Experience……………..Cochran/arrr. Goodwin
Hymn to the Fallen (From Saving Private Ryan)……………………………………..Williams
1812 Overture……………………………………………………………………………Tchaikovsky
The Stars and Stripes Forever…………………………………………………………Sousa

A special Thank you to Larry Torske and Frank Kienbaber for the use of the cannons during the 1812 Overture!

Check out our insert in the Billings Gazette on Sunday, June 18th.

Symphony in the Park Sponsor:

Bucket Brigade Match Sponsor:

Instrument Petting Zoo Sponsor:

Kids Conducting Contest Sponsors:
Tom & Robin Hanel

Media Sponsor:

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