The Wheeling Symphony Orchestra and Kalkreuth Roofing & Sheet Metal Inc. are coming with each other for a Labor Working day weekend concert showcasing the audio of rock legend Elton John.
Kalkreuth Roofing & Sheet Metal, Inc. is the presenting sponsor of WSO’s Labor Working day “Music Beneath the Stars” concert scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 5. The concert, “Remember When Rock Was Young — The Elton John Tribute,” will be held along with a fireworks screen at Oglebay’s Anne Kuckinka Amphitheater.
The orchestra, under the course of Maestro John Devlin, will welcome Craig A. Meyer, who will conduct some of Elton John’s best hits, like “Benny and the Jets,” “Philadelphia Freedom,” and “Crocodile Rock.”
“Each yr, Audio Less than the Stars is a reunion for our musicians, many of whom shell out the summer season months at new music festivals all in excess of the place,” Devlin claimed.
With Music Underneath the Stars usually being the symphony’s very first event of the season, Devlin explained it is a good way to welcome the musicians back to Wheeling.
“We constantly seem ahead to coming together as a group to make new music for our Ohio Valley audiences,” he explained. “With Craig Meyer on the application, everyone can be expecting an energetic and fascinating clearly show.
“What I was imagining when we made the decision to plan this with Elton John (tunes) is ‘what is a little something that is going to span generations, bring family members collectively now that we can gather after yet again, be outdoors and rejoice?’” Devlin added. “And the songs of Elton John, he has above 40 No. 1 hits that span five different decades. It’s likely to be a truly entertaining night.”
WSO Executive Director Bryan Braunlich stated he is eager to welcome a reside audience back to Oglebay for the Labor Working day weekend live performance.
“Last 12 months, we were able to broadcast the concert on tv, but there is nothing like having the local community gather collectively to celebrate and get pleasure from the orchestra,” Braunlich reported.
Jim Hurley, president & CEO of Kalkreuth, stated that the corporation is joyful to carry on its assist of the symphony with the presenting sponsorship of Tunes Below theStars.
“The WSO is an significant component of what makes our city a excellent spot to dwell and perform,” Hurley said. “We glimpse ahead to becoming a portion of this relatives-pleasant Labor Day weekend custom.”
More assistance for New music Beneath Stars is offered by Oglebay Vacation resort and the Musicians Believe in Fund.
Kalkreuth Chairman John Kalkreuth said the Wheeling Symphony is a fantastic group.
“Obviously the symphony is a staple of Wheeling and has been for a very long extensive time.” Kalkreuth reported, adding the organization preferred to sponsor the event as a way to give back to the neighborhood and to support a entertaining function.
Songs Under the Stars is free and open up to the community. The live performance will be streamed dwell on WTRF.com and on MYOV and will conclude with Oglebay Park fireworks screen substantial above Schenk Lake. Donations to the WSO are appreciated. A “Veranda Reception” fundraiser will be held prior to the live performance on the Burton Heart Porch. Reservations can be manufactured by contacting the WSO business office.