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Star-Spangled Spectacular - 2017

Monday, July 3, 2017 at 7:30 pm

Benaroya Hall
200 University Street
Seattle, WA 98101

Join the Seattle Wind Symphony for their 5th annual Star-Spangled Sspectacular, this year more spectacular than ever. This concert will be led by Dr. Wayne Bailey, Artistic Director and Conductor of Seattle Wind Symphony. Wayne will again be joined by a select 90-voice choir led by Dr. Linda Gingrich.

The concert will be a giant “Birthday Party for America” and will feature your favorite patriotic tunes.

Highlights Include:

  • Seattle Police Department Color Guard
  • Richard Rodgers in Concert performed by band and choir
  • Armed Forces recognition pieces
  • Featured soprano soloist, Alexandra Picard singing music by Meredith Willson and Antonin Dvorak
  • Audience Sing-Along
  • Familiar national tunes: Star-spangled Banner, God Bless America, Songs for America and more…
  • Casey at the Bat, narrated by KING FM Host Dave Beck
  • Rousing piccolo ensemble featuring area musicians of all ages

Join the Fun!!

Ticket is required. Admission is free. Donations will be accepted to defray concert expenses.

Print At Home (E-Tickets) available via the Seattle Symphony website. Click this link to secure your free tickets and print them at home. The concert is General Admission and there is a limit of four tickets per person.

More Information

Calling All Piccolo Players

Be a part of the country’s largest Independence Day piccolo section. Join the Seattle Wind Symphony July 3 at Benaroya Hall, Seattle. More details...

Star-Spangled Spectacular Chorus

The Seattle Wind Symphony is calling for experienced choral singers with good music-reading skills to sing with them as part of their Star-Spangled Spectacular on Monday July 3, 2017, in Benaroya Hall. More details...

Thank You Kennelly Keys

Kennelly Keys Logo Seattle Wind Symphony would like to thank Kennelly Keys Music for their generous support and encourage you to patronize them when you need musical supplies or gifts. You can also purchase tickets to our concert at any of their stores.

On this day, June 25th


  • Gustave Charpentier, French composer, in 1860.
  • Jean Gallon, French composer, in 1878.
  • William Russo, American composer, in 1928.


  • Alberto Ginastera, Argentinian composer, in 1983.
  • Peggy Glanville-Hicks, Austrailian composer, in 1990.