WHO

Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO) and The Henry Ford

Steven Reineke, conductor

Michael Runyan, harmonica

WHAT

The DSO returns to Greenfield Village at The Henry Ford for the 18th annual Salute to America concert series on July 1 through July 4. Conductor Steven Reineke and harmonica-player Michael Runyan join the DSO to present a program of patriotic and popular favorites featuring the sounds of America.

WHEN

Grounds open at 6 p.m

Performances begin at 8:30 p.m.

Fireworks Finale begins approximately at 10 p.m.

WHERE

The Henry Ford is located at 20900 Oakwood Blvd, Dearborn, Michigan, 48124-5029, on the corner of Village Road and Oakwood Boulevard, just west of the Southfield Freeway (M-39) and south of Michigan Avenue (US-12).

TICKETS

Tickets can be purchased at The Henry Ford, 20900 Oakwood Blvd; by calling 313-982-6001; or online at thehenryford.org.

COSTS

DSO subscribers and members of The Henry Ford

(Advance Ticket Purchase)

$19 adults/ $12 youth 5-12/  children 4 and under free
Non-members and Non-subscribers

(Advance Ticket Purchase)

$22.50 adults/$14 youth  5-12/ children 4 and under free
DSO subscribers and members of The Henry Ford

(Day of Event Ticket Purchase)

$23 adults/$15 youth 5-12/ children 4 and under free
Non-members and Non-subscribers

(Day of Event Ticket Purchase)

$27 adults/$17.50 youth 5-12/  children 4 and under free
Family Fun Nights (July 1 and 2 only) Children ages 4 and under are free with a paying adult.

Coupon must be downloaded from thehenryford.org

VIP Passes $50 per person, entitles holder to priority seating and

parking as well as chairs.

MUSIC

STEVEN REINEKE                                                                             Celebration Fanfare

JOHN STAFFORD SMITH (Lyrics by Francis Scott Key, arr. Luck)      Star Spangled Banner

GEORGE M. COHAN (arr. Hermann)                                                  George M. Cohan Salute

LEROY ANDERSON                                                                          Bugler’s Holiday

JOSEPH BRACKETT, JR. (arr. Reineke)                                             “Simple Gifts”

MORTON GOULD                                                                              American Salute

TRADITIONAL-PATRIOTIC (arr. Lowden)                                        Armed Forces Salute

SAMUEL WARD (arr. Dragon & Hayman)                                          America the Beautiful

JOHN WILLIAMS                                                                               Liberty Fanfare

HENRY MANCINI                                                                              “Moon River” from Breakfast at Tiffany’s

STEVEN REINEKE                                                                             River Medley

PIOTR ILYICH TCHAIKOVSKY                                                       1812 Overture, Op. 49

(WITH FIREWORKS)

JOHN PHILIP SOUSA                                                                        The Stars and Stripes Forever

E. E. BAGLEY                                                                                     National Emblem March

JOHN PHILIP SOUSA                                                                        Liberty Bell March

Washington Post March

ACTIVITIES

  • Pre-concert entertainment with the River Raisin Ragtime Revue.
  • Family Fun Night on July 1 & 2 with pre-concert activities for children, including nineteenth-century lawn games and a special visit from Greenfield Village’s historic baseball teams.
  • Picnics are allowed.
  • Food and beverages will be available for purchase.
  • Alcoholic beverages may not be brought onto the grounds.
  • Concert attendees are welcome to bring chairs and blankets to the concert.
News Reporter
Courtney is the traveling mom! She has 3 girls and is the founder of Detroit Mommies and currently lives in Florida. You can follow her on Twitter @courtneyRVL.
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