American Fanfare

Tuesday, July 04, 2023 - 4:30 PM
Sarasota Opera House
61 N. Pinneapple Avenue
Sarasota, FL 34236

Join Choral Artists of Sarasota and the Lakewood Ranch Wind Ensemble as we celebrate who we are as Americans and what Freedom means to us through beloved American songs. Our National Day of Independence swells with patriotic pride through choral fireworks and rousing Sousa marches.

Francis Scott Key, arr. René Clausen

National Anthem

George M. Cohan, arranged by Doug Katsaros

You're a Grand Old Flag

David Chase & Judith Clurman

Washington Women

The Essence of America (Condoleeza Rice)

For Centuries Now (Elena Kagan)

We Pride Ourselves (Laura Bush)

I Am Ever Hopeful/I Want a President (Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Michelle Obama)

Nat Burton and Walter Kent

White Cliffs of Dover

Irving Kahal and Sammy Fain

I'll Be Seeing You

Ross Parker and Hughie Charles

We'll Meet Again

Irving Berlin, arranged by David Chase

Give Me Your Tired, Your Poor

Sy Miller & Jill Jackson, arranged by Mary McDonald

Let There Be Peace on Earth

Lakewood Ranch Wind Ensemble

Arranged by John Higgins

Big Band Signatures

Thomas Knox

American Pageant

Robert Jager

Esprit de Corps

Russel Alexander

Colossus of Columbia

Arranged by Joyce Eilers and Bob Lowden

Armed Forces Salute

Samuel Ward, paraphrased by Maurice C. Whitney

From Sea to Shining Sea

Pyotr Tchaikovsky

1812 Overture (finale)