Amelia Residents In Action for the Symphony (ARIAS) is hosting its annual concert, “Let Freedom Ring,” in Fernandina Beach featuring the Jacksonville Symphony.
Returning as guest conductor, Fawzi Haimor and the Jacksonville Symphony will be celebrating Memorial Day and America with an Amelia Island concert on Thursday, May 26, 2011 at 8:00 pm at the First Baptist Church located at 1600 South 8th Street in Fernandina Beach, Florida.
Selections will include “Semper Fidelis March” (Sousa), “American Salute” (Gould), “Apollo 13 Selections” (Horner), and “1812 Overture” (Tchaikovsky). The doors open at 7 p.m. for an 8 p.m. performance. Tickets are $15 and can be purchased in downtown historic Fernandina at the Amelia Island Convention and Visitors Bureau, The Book Loft, and Front & Centre, or at two golf clubs — the Fernandina Beach Golf Club, and The Golf Club of Amelia Island.
MORE ABOUT ARIAS
Amelia Residents In Action for the Symphony (ARIAS) has several goals. They bring the symphony to the people of Fernandina Beach by engaging the Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra to perform concerts on Amelia Island. ARIAS encourages local residents of Nassau County, Florida to attend concerts, and they also bring music education into schools in Nassau County, Florida.
The “Let Freedom Ring” ARIAS concert is an annual event. They also host a black-tie dinner concert, an annual fundraising event. Special “Amelia Nights at the Symphony” are also sponsored (dinner, transportation, and a concert to be enjoyed). ARIAS has over 400 members but welcomes more. Find out about becoming a member of Amelia Residents In Action for the Symphony by contacting Bill Gingrich at eMail [email protected] or Susanne Brisach at eMail [email protected]