The 16th annual Ukrainian-American Day Concert with the Golden Gate Park Band.
This free* outdoor concert at the Music Concourse Band shell (Spreckels Temple of Music) is to celebrate the 24th Anniversary of Ukraine’s Independence.
Greetings from Mr. Sergiy Aloshyn, Consul General of Ukraine in San Francisco
“Sonechko” Ukrainian Dance Ensemble from Sacramento performing dances from various regions of Ukraine
“Veselka” Ukrainian Children’s Dance Ensemble from Sacramento
“Zhuravlyky” (“Little Cranes”) Ukrainian Dance Ensemble from San Francisco Bay Area
Ola Herasymenko Oliynyk, Banduryst, Merited Artist of Ukraine, with the Bandura Ensemble of Northern California
“Soloveyko” (“Nightingales”) Children’s Choir from Ukrainian School in San Francisco
“Kolyada” Ukrainian Vocal Ensemble
“Trembita” Ukrainian Choir of the Greater San Francisco Bay Area and Northern California
“Ukrainian Quartet” Vocal and Instrumental Group (Andriy Shegera, Roman Ritachka, Mike Markiv, Volodymyr Parubets)
Oksana & Svyatoslav Stus, Ukrainian Folk Singers
Svetlana Nikitenko, Soprano
Ivanna Taratula Filipenko, Mezzo-Soprano, and Juliana Maria Filipenko, Soprano
Maria Tscherepenko, Mezzo-Soprano
Serhiy Samborski, Trembita Heralder
and, the historical 133-year-old Golden Gate Park Band, Music Director and Conductor Michael L. Wirgler, performing Ukrainian melodies!
SPONSORED BY THE UKRAINIAN AMERICAN COORDINATING COUNCIL, NORTHERN CALIFORNIA BRANCH, IN COOPERATION WITH THE UKRAINIAN HERITAGE CLUB OF NORTHERN CALIFORNIA; CONTACT: MARIA TSCHEREPENKO AT (650) 281-6927.
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