Newark Symphonic Winds to honor veterans, soldiers

Fremont Argus, June 23, 2006

To conclude its first season, the Newark Symphonic Winds is holding a summer concert on Saturday.

The symphony’s fifth concert since it was formed a year ago features a variety of music, from George Gershwin, Elvis Presley and John Phillip Sousa to bagpipes. The 40-member symphony will also be paying a special tribute to veterans and members of the U.S. armed forces.

The concert, to be held at Harbor Light Church, 4760 Thornton Ave., Fremont, begins at 7 p.m. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for students. Admission for children under age 6 is free. For more information, visit the symphony’s website at or contact the conductor, Kevin Hanson, at 510-566-5029.