The Goals of the Minnesota 9-11 Tribute are:
• To memorialize the victims and their families of the 9-11 attack by showing that our community and the nation remembers and will never forget their tragic loss.
• To pay tribute to the men and women who serve as rescuers in our society, including police, fire, EMS, first responders and other rescue personnel who regularly devote themselves to keeping us safe in the face of danger.
• To express our gratitude and thanks to all serving personnel and veterans of all branches of the armed forces, including Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines and Coast Guard, and to their families for their dedication and service to protect our freedom and our country.
• To use the many styles of American Music as expressed in geographic areas as a way to reach local diverse cultures and expanding age groups, i.e. bluegrass, country, pop, Dixieland jazz -- From New Orleans to Chicago to Atlanta, Texas and California.
Picnic Community Music at 5pm
Minnesota 9-11 Tribute Concert at 7pm
204th Army Band
Twin Cities Trumpet Ensemble
HOFFNUN FANFARE –Malcom Arnold
FLAG CEREMONY – Color Guard Salute
NATIONAL ANTHEM & TAPS
Star Wars March John Williams
Colonel Bogey March
Kenneth J. Alford, arr. Michael Serber and James Olcot
traditional, arr. James Olcot
Stevie Wonder Medley
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George M. Cohan, arr. James Olcot
Henry Fillmore, transcribed by James Olcot
T. Rattigan (AB Vocalist)
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Stars and Stripes Forever - John Phillip Sousa
Music transcends the ages and unites the hearts. The memorial concert on 9-11 presents a variety of musial styles and medleys to help us remember those whose lives were lost and honor brave military leaders and first responders. The program this year includes short performances by loal artisans and musical groups. The object is to play and sing music and perform acts that strengthen our resolve to protect the freedoms we charish and the peace we love. You can purchase a DVD of photos and music from last year here.