SEK Symphony to perform 9/11 “Concert of Remembrance” at the Bicknell Family Center for the Arts

The most deadly attacks on US soil took place on Tuesday, September 11, 2001. To mark 20 years since that tragic day the Southeast Kansas Symphony will present a “Concert of Remembrance” in the Linda and Lee Scott Performance Hall at the Bicknell Family Center for the Arts on Thursday, September 9 at 7 pm. In addition to the performance, the Pittsburg State University ROTC present and retire the colors. Also, Pittsburg, Kansas Fire Chief Dennis Reilly, who at the time of the attack was a Battalion Chief in New Jersey and was part of the relief effort the afternoon of 9/11 will be on hand to perform a bell ringing to remember those who were lost. 

The performance by the SEK Symphony is free and open to the public. The concert will also be live-streamed the night of Thursday, September 9, and will be rebroadcast on September 11. It will also be available on-demand at the Bicknell’s Facebook page

Recently, KRPS’s Fred Fletcher-Fierro spoke with the Director of the Bicknell Family Center for the Arts, Joe Firman, and the Conductor of the Southeast Kansas Symphony, Dr. Rual Munguia about the performance. 


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