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"Symphony on the Lawn" Returns on June 30

10/22/2006
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The Nashville Symphony will trade its concert hall for Memorial Lawn on Tuesday, June 30, as the symphony returns to campus for a summertime tradition at Cumberland University -- the annual "Symphony on the Lawn" concert.

Hosted by the Cumberland University Fine Arts Council (CUFAC) and sponsored by Regions Bank and the Cracker Barrel Foundation, the event will see Conductor Kelly Corcoran lead the Nashville Symphony through a range of favorite selections.

The gates will open at 5 p.m., with pre-show entertanment scheduled to begin at 5:30 p.m. The Nashville Symphony will take to the stage at 7 p.m. As always, guests are encouraged to bring picnic blankets and chairs for the concert on the lawn. Food and beverages will be available for purchase, or guests may bring their own to enjoy.

Adult general admission tickets are $5 and may be purchased at the gate or at the following locations: Regions Bank (Lebanon and Mt. Juliet branches), Lebanon/Wilson County Chamber of Commerce, Wilson Bank & Trust (Watertown), Cox's Gifts & Jewelry (Lebanon) and at the Cumberland Arts Academy. All proceeds benefit CUFAC. Admission is free for students and children.

In the event of inclement weather, the concert will be held in the Floyd Gymnasium.