The Sounds of Freedom!

Roger Melone, conductor

Jackie McGehee Young Artist Competition Winners

at Zoo Amphitheater

Time: 8:00pm     Day: Saturday     Doors: 6:30pm     Ages: All Ages     Price: $20 - $125

Memorial Day Weekend marks the return of your New Mexico Philharmonic to the ABQ BioPark Zoo in a special night in which we honor our heroes – with a dazzling performance of patriotic favorites! Roger Melone returns to conduct audience favorites by Sousa, Copland, and many more – including Tchaikovsky’s beloved 1812 Overture, and Lowden’s Armed Forces Salute. Also, a special appearance by this year’s Jackie McGehee Young Artists Competition winners. Military discounts available. Bring a blanket and picnic dinner, and help salute our heroes!

- Student tickets are $7 with ID. Tickets can be purchased in person at the Hold My Ticket Box Office, 112 2nd St SW, Albuquerque, NM 87102 or at the door.
- Children under 12 are FREE.
- VIP table seat includes premium placement, directly in front of the band shell plus a buffet dinner (options for vegetarians) and two drink coupons per person for non-alcoholic or alcoholic drinks (full bar available). Parties may request to be seated together. Tables accommodate 10 people.
- Chair seats are located directly behind the VIP table seats. Seating is first come, first serve.
- Lawn seating is located front to back on the sides of the lawn and behind the chairs in the center of the lawn.
- You may bring folding chairs, blankets and outside food and drinks (no glass containers or alcohol).
- A variety of food and beverages are available for purchase, including full bar service.
- Wheel chair seating available on the cement pathway in front of the pond (lawn seat price), on the right side.
- Either lawn seats or chairs may be purchased by others in your party and volunteers will assist in seating your party together.
- Gates open at 6:30. You are welcome to come early to enjoy our pre-concert entertainment.