The Wheeling Symphony Orchestra and Kalkreuth Roofing & Sheet Metallic Inc. are coming jointly for a Labor Working day weekend concert that includes the tunes of rock legend Elton John.
Kalkreuth Roofing & Sheet Metal, Inc. is the presenting sponsor of WSO’s Labor Working day “Music Less than the Stars” live performance scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 5. The live performance, “Remember When Rock Was Young — The Elton John Tribute,” will be held along with a fireworks display at Oglebay’s Anne Kuckinka Amphitheater.
The orchestra, underneath the direction of Maestro John Devlin, will welcome Craig A. Meyer, who will accomplish some of Elton John’s greatest hits, which include “Benny and the Jets,” “Philadelphia Liberty,” and “Crocodile Rock.”
“Each calendar year, Audio Underneath the Stars is a reunion for our musicians, many of whom expend the summertime months at audio festivals all in excess of the region,” Devlin said.
With Songs Beneath the Stars constantly being the symphony’s to start with function of the year, Devlin claimed it is a wonderful way to welcome the musicians again to Wheeling.
“We generally search forward to coming with each other as a team to make new music for our Ohio Valley audiences,” he stated. “With Craig Meyer on the system, anyone can assume an energetic and enjoyable clearly show.
“What I was wondering when we made a decision to application this with Elton John (music) is ‘what is a thing that is likely to span generations, carry households alongside one another now that we can get as soon as again, be outdoors and rejoice?’” Devlin additional. “And the tunes of Elton John, he has above 40 No. 1 hits that span five distinct a long time. It’s likely to be a seriously pleasurable night.”
WSO Executive Director Bryan Braunlich stated he is keen to welcome a live viewers back to Oglebay for the Labor Day weekend live performance.
“Last calendar year, we have been able to broadcast the concert on television, but there is practically nothing like getting the group obtain alongside one another to celebrate and get pleasure from the orchestra,” Braunlich reported.
Jim Hurley, president & CEO of Kalkreuth, mentioned that the organization is joyful to continue on its help of the symphony with the presenting sponsorship of New music Less than theStars.
“The WSO is an critical portion of what would make our metropolis a fantastic spot to dwell and work,” Hurley explained. “We glance ahead to getting a section of this family members-helpful Labor Day weekend tradition.”
Additional assistance for Songs Beneath Stars is offered by Oglebay Vacation resort and the Musicians Have confidence in Fund.
Kalkreuth Chairman John Kalkreuth explained the Wheeling Symphony is a superb organization.
“Obviously the symphony is a staple of Wheeling and has been for a prolonged extensive time.” Kalkreuth reported, including the firm desired to sponsor the event as a way to give again to the community and to help a exciting party.
Music Less than the Stars is totally free and open up to the community. The live performance will be streamed live on WTRF.com and on MYOV and will conclude with Oglebay Park fireworks screen substantial over Schenk Lake. Donations to the WSO are appreciated. A “Veranda Reception” fundraiser will be held prior to the concert on the Burton Center Porch. Reservations can be created by contacting the WSO business office.