‘Price of Freedom’ at MSU

Montclair State University offers a memorial concert to honor those who have served. Please come and show your support by watching the 'Price of Freedom.'

Montclair State honors veterans with Price of Freedom.

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On Dec. 7 at 3 p.m., a special concert will take place on the campus of Montclair State UniversityPrice of Freedom will be performed by Montclair State’s Wind Symphony and Symphonic Band in memorium of those who have served. The show is conducted by Thomas McCauley.

According to the Peak Performances website, “the annual Beatrice Crawford Memorial Concert will celebrate and remember the many men and women who have paid the ultimate price for the freedoms we enjoy today. The renowned Imani Winds will join both the MSU Wind Symphony and the MSU Symphonic Band in a program that includes Aaron Copland’s Lincoln Portrait, O’Neil Douglas’s hauntingly beautiful Harriet inspired by the life and work of Harriet Tubman and much, much more.”

Additionally, this concert is a free public performance supported by a rant from the Keating Crawford Foundation; the performance is in memory of Beatrice Crawford, a Montclair musician who was the director of two choral groups.

Food options are available on campus as well at the Red Hawk Diner that is open all night. It is located on the far side of the campus. Another option for light refreshments after Price of Freedom is Cafe Diem. It is located close to the Kasser Theater. Please feel free to check out of these food services.

Tickets for Price of Freedom are available at the box office located in the Alexander Kasser Theater or online at the Peak Performances website, peakperfs.org. Although they are free, theater-goers are encouraged to reserve their seats ahead of time. The Kasser Theater is located towards the front of campus next to the Red Hawk Parking Deck. Montclair undergraduate students are permitted one free ticket with their student ID. All tickets are $15. Parking is available in the Red Hawk Deck as well as the Transit Parking Deck across campus. Public transportation that runs directly in front of the Kasser Theater is also available.

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