The effects of the September 11th attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon are still being felt 20 years later. On Thursday, the SEK Symphony at Pittsburg State University in Pittsburg Kansas will perform a “Concert of Remembrance ” to honor those lost and heroes of the tragic day. KRPS’s Fred Fletcher-Fierro has more.
Even 20 years later, those who were alive on Tuesday, September 11, 2001 will never forget where you were when you heard the news of the most deadly attack on US soil by a foreign adversary. The Southeast Kansas Symphony will perform a “Concert of Remembrance” to mark the anniversary of one of the most horrific days in American history.
Director of the Bicknell Family Center for the Arts Joe Firman encourages residents of the Four States to attend. “9/11 and this ceremony and the work of the symphony to bring it to life really connects that idea of building a culture of Southeast Kansas. A big part of that is our patriotism and that connection to our country. Our connection to our public servants and being able to really share the message that we will not forget.” The performance is open to the public and will take place inside of the Linda and Lee Scott Performance at the Bicknell Family Center for the Arts on the campus of Pittsburg State at 7 pm. It will also be available on-demand through the Bicknell’s Facebook page on Saturday, September 11. For 89 9 KRPS, I’m Fred Fletcher-Fierro