The Westerville Symphony at Otterbein University is excited to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the moon landing present its with special guest Katherine Sullivan. The Sounds of Summer concert is free and takes place on Sunday, August 18th at 6:30 pm at the Amphitheater at Alum Creek Park. This concert is part of the Westerville Community Concert series.
Astronaut Katherine Sullivan flew on 3 shuttle missions, including the one the launched the Hubble Telescope, and is the first woman to walk in space. In addition to her incredibly impressive career as an astronaut, Dr. Sullivan has served in top civilian posts including being administrator of the NOAA during the Obama administration. Follow this link for more information on Katherine Sullivan
The music for the evening will revolve around pieces depicting space. Movements from Gustav Holst The Planets, and movie music including John William's Close Encounters of the Third Kind and James Horner's Music from Apollo 13 will be performed. Other selections include Take Flight by Robert Wendel and Alexander Courage's Star Trek Through the Years.