Date(s) - 07/04/2013
Composer Alan Gershwin will be in Sarasota for the Florida premiere of his “Gettysburg Anthem,” a musical celebration of the Gettysburg Address. The premiere is a highlight of “Celebrating America,” Gloria Musicae’s Independence Day concert paying tribute to American composers and to the American spirit, July 4, 4 p.m., at First United Methodist Church, 104 S. Pineapple Avenue, Sarasota. The multimedia concert, featuring the Gloria Musicae Singers, will showcase works by George Gershwin, Irving Berlin and Stephen Foster, the Andrews Sisters and the Big Band era. Tickets are $35 for the concert; $15 for students with ID. Ample, free parking is available at the Zenith Garage on Mira Mar Court. For tickets, call 941-360-7399 or visit www.gloriamusicae.org.