SD Master Chorale: “Patriotism During a Pandemic”
The SD Master Chorale will honor fallen members of the US Armed Forces by performing a Memorial Day program on the flight deck of the USS Midway. The patriotic musical program will be recorded on April 24, 2021 and will be available to the general public at no charge on Memorial Day, May 31, 2021. The concert will also be streamed across a variety of military broadcast channels. Music Director John K. Russell has selected a special program including the classic “Alleluia” by Randall Thompson to reflect and remember America’s heroes against the backdrop of one of the most iconic aircraft carrier museums in the United States. Highlights of this Memorial Day remembrance will include The Star-Spangled Banner (Arranged by Darmon Meader), Flanders Fields (Eleanor Daley), Alleluia (Randall Thompson), and An American Hymn (Arranged by Cecil Effinger).