New Horizons Band, Saline School Choirs Pay Tribute to Veterans

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 11/03/2014 - 13:10

Saline High School's Ellen Ewing Performing Arts Center was host to many veterans who came out to watch the Saline New Horizons Band and Saline Area Schools choirs performing several patriotic songs Sunday.

The concert began with with a medley of military songs, including The Army Goes Rolling Along, The Marines Hymn, Anchors Aweigh, The Coast Guard Marching Song, the US Air Force and the Star Spangled Banner. The Saline Middle School choir, conducted by Hannah Bingham, performed In Flanders Fields and Johnson Boys. The Saline High School Choirs, directed by Sarah Price, performed Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy (The Ten Tones), At the River and I Hear America Singing. The Saline New Horizons Band, conducted by Joseph Labuta, performed The Liberty Bell, The Unknown Soldier, Rock Legends of the 60s, and Black Granite. The show wrapped up with the band and choirs performing America the Beautiful, Battle Hymn of the Republic and Stars and Stripes Forever.

The Honorable Donald Shelton was master of ceremonies.

Below, Saline High School vocal music teacher Sarah Price joins the Saline New Horizons Band to perform God Bless America



The New Horizons Band performs Unknown Soldier, as Donald Shelton reads in Flanders Fields.



The Saline Middle School Choir and Saline High School Choir join the New Horizons Band for a rendition of America the Beautiful.


The choirs and band perform the Battle Hymn of the Republic.




The concert concludes with Stars and Stripes Forever.





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