09/16/17 SAT- RSO John Williams Concert- RFD 61103

Moderator: Garrison Officers

Post Reply
User avatar
psykojedi7956
MWG Member
MWG Member
Posts: 843
4poziom.waw.pl
Joined: Sun Jan 22, 2006 12:19 am
501st Legion ID: 7956

09/16/17 SAT- RSO John Williams Concert- RFD 61103

Post by psykojedi7956 »

viewtopic.php?f=222&t=19079&start=20

On Saturday, September 16th, the Rockford Symphony Orchestra performed "Star Wars + More: The Music of John Williams" at the Coronado Performing Arts Center. The first half of the concert was dedicated to Star Wars and the second half had themes from Harry Potter, ET, Superman, Jurassic Park, and Raiders of the Lost Ark. Several members of the Midwest Garrison and Nar Shadaa Base, as well as some Harry Potter costumers and a T-Rex, interacted with those in attendance before the concert and intermission. During the Throne Room/Finale (end of the first half), the Star Wars characters walked down the aisle to the stage to signal the end of the first half. During the second half's Jurassic Park theme, a T-Rex came on stage and danced (while trying to conduct the orchestra, but the real conductor wouldn't let it). After the concert, several members of MWG and NSB, as well as the T-Rex and Ginny Weasley mingled with VIPs in the Founder's Apartment on the third floor of the Coronado.

Those in attendance:
Anthony Day 7956- TFA Kylo Ren/ Professor Snape
Jen Loomis 5365- trooper support/photos/ Molly Weasley
Darryl Sorensen 4050- TIE pilot
Blair Douglas 12266- ANH Leia
Chris Buetsch 21273- Boba Fett
Rob Graham 33050- ANH TK
Alisha Sorensen- droid handler
Scott Eckelberry- Lobot
Valerie Kessler- Rey

Salvation Army were there collecting for the disaster relief before the concert, but the total donation is unavailable.
Last edited by psykojedi7956 on Sun Sep 17, 2017 7:11 pm, edited 1 time in total.

User avatar
bassclarinets
MWG Member
MWG Member
Posts: 1649
Joined: Mon Jan 30, 2006 7:40 am
501st Legion ID: 5365

Re: 09/16/17 SAT- RSO John Williams Concert- RFD 61103

Post by bassclarinets »

Pics- Star Wars & more at the Rockford symphony orchestra (9/16/17):
https://www.icloud.com/sharedalbum/#B0t52plgjre4Lj
"one way of developing character is to help the less fortunate. Getting insulted for several hours is the least I can do." - Judge Tony Polumbo

User avatar
Runnin'6712
Garrison Event Coordinator
Garrison Event Coordinator
Posts: 3641
Joined: Fri Jul 09, 2010 11:07 pm
501st Legion ID: 6712
Location: Mahomet, IL

Re: 09/16/17 SAT- RSO John Williams Concert- RFD 61103

Post by Runnin'6712 »

ToD updated. Sounds like a fun time! :thumbs:

Post Reply