SAVANNAH, GA – May 9, 2018 – The Savannah Philharmonic, Edgemere/Sackville Neighborhood Association and the City of Savannah have teamed up to host “Philharmonic in the Streetz” from 1-4 p.m. Sunday, May 20 at the proposed neighborhood park site located at the intersection of Cedar St. and DeLesseps Ave. in Savannah. This is the second annual family-friendly event, but new for 2018 is the collaboration between the Savannah Philharmonic, the City of Savannah and the Edgemere/Sackville Neighborhood Association: A Savannah Shines Neighborhood.
Open to all and designed to celebrate community, “Philharmonic in the Streetz” will feature Philharmonic musicians performing on an outdoor stage during the afternoon of May 20. Live musician performances will include Ricardo Ochoa and Friends, Laiken Love and the Fellowship of Love, and students from Myers Middle School. Magic Marc will entertain children, and young-at-heart, with magic tricks and activities. Bruster’s will provide complimentary ice cream, and delicious barbecue from Trick’s will be available for purchase.
“Our organization is proud to produce and present this growing community-focused event. It is an opportunity to, share our music with new audiences, build camaraderie and highlight neighborhood students who participate in our education programs,” said Savannah Philharmonic Executive Director Terri O’Neil. “It’s very fulfilling to build new friendships and music enthusiasts. Music really does bring people together!”
The mission of the Edgemere/Sackville Neighborhood Association is to always work together harmoniously to be good stewards of the neighborhood and to ensure those living in the neighborhood a quiet, safe area and desirable, blight-free place to live. The association also advocates for the general welfare of the neighborhood by collaborating with city officials and with other civic and public organizations. To learn more about the Edgemere/Sackville neighborhood, please visit edgemere-sackvillena.com.
The Savannah Philharmonic aims to be regarded as one of the most dynamic and engaging orchestral and choral groups in the U.S. and serves as an essential musical, educational, cultural, and economic asset in the community. The organization informs, instructs and enriches the community through orchestral and choral performances, while promoting and increasing community knowledge and appreciation of the arts. For more information about the Savannah Philharmonic, please visit savannahphilharmonic.org.
In addition to the City of Savannah and Bruster’s ice cream, event sponsors include Gulfstream and the Samir Nikocevic and Charles C. Taylor Charitable Foundation. “Philharmonic in the Streetz” is free and open to the public. For more information about this event or the Savannah Philharmonic, please visit savannahphilharmonic.org.
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