This is one of the largest outdoor concerts in Central Ohio with an attendance estimated at more than 5000.
The 2012 concert will include patriotic music by American composers as well as music from film and stage. The orchestra will play the popular Armed Forces Salute, in recognition of veterans and active service personnel. The musicians will end with The 1812 Overture, a perennial crowd pleaser, and Stars and Stripes Forever. Last year's sound effects cannon are back for the 1812 Overture.
Immediately following the concert will be the city of Delaware's spectacular fireworks display. The fireworks can be viewed from areas adjacent to the concert site.
Sponsors for the 27th annual July 4th concert are:
Willow Brook Christian Communities, Lead Sponsor
FirstMerit Bank, Corporate Sponsor
American Legion Raymond B. Austin Post 115, Patriotic Sponsor
Ohio Wesleyan University, Concert Host
City of Delaware, Concert Services Support
Tickets are available at Buehlers and through the Symphony Source Office at 24 E. Winter Street in downtown Delaware.
For information on the concert call the Central Ohio Symphony office at (740) 362-1799.
Fourth of July Concert: Wednesday, July 4th, 7:30 pm.
Phillips Glen lawn behind Gray Chapel at OWU.