THE WOODLANDS, TX – (Wednesday, June 17, 2009) – Active, reserve and recently discharged service men and women are invited to the free “Star-Spangled Salute” concert at The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion where The Woodlands Development Company and The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion will provide a special tribute to them.
The “Star-Spangled Salute” will take place on Friday, July 3, 2009, beginning at 8 pm with the gates opening at 6:30 pm. Service men and women will be honored at the beginning of the program. A specially-marked reserved section at The Pavilion will be available for seating for active, reserve and recently discharged service men and women and their families (up to four seats). Please RSVP to Cindy DuBois, director of marketing at The Pavilion, by Wednesday, July 1, 2009 at CDuBois@woodlandscenter.org.
This Independence Eve spectacular features the Houston Symphony in a selection of patriotic favorites led by Principal Pops Conductor Michael Krajewski. The Symphony will perform a variety of traditional favorites, American classics, and Tchaikovsky's "1812 Overture", complete with cannons from atop the hill.
The Woodlands Development Company has sponsored the “Star-Spangled Salute” concert since its inception in 1990.