July 3, 2013 - 8:00pm
Children/Family . Classical .
with the Houston Symphony / Michael Krajewski, conductor / Will Makar and Lekisha Jones, special guests
Time: 8 p.m. / Gates: 6:30 p.m.
FREE event presented by The Woodlands Development Company
Celebrate America’s birthday with a bang at the annual Star-Spangled Salute July 3. This free Independence Eve spectacular, which has been a tradition at The Pavilion for 23 years, features the Houston Symphony in a selection of patriotic favorites, led by Principal Pops Conductor Michael Krajewski. Wave your flag to the tune of traditional favorites, American classics, sing-alongs, and of course, Tchaikovsky’s “1812 Overture” complete with cannons from atop the hill. Serving as special guests at the concert are Will Makar and Lekisha Jones. Makar, a resident of The Woodlands, was a contestant on “American Idol” in Season 5 as a top 14 finalist and Jones placed fourth on Season 6 of the reality singing competition show. Don’t miss commemorating the birth of our nation by joining the Symphony in this grandiose celebration. It’s an evening of good, old-fashioned family fun! The evening begins with free pre-concert activities for the whole family including patriotic characters, music, arts and crafts, souvenirs and more in the North Plaza starting at 6:30 p.m.
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