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2012 Summer Rhapsody Festival Expands to 10 Performances


The 2nd Annual Summer Rhapsody Music Festival is expanding in its second year and will be comprised of 10 total summer concerts, all held in Central Park Plaza. Two special performance concerts will feature the Summer Rhapsody Festival Orchestra presenting A Salute to Film Music in a two-part series on Saturday, June 16 and Saturday, August 18. The remaining 8 concerts will feature a range of musical styles.

Two Special Performance Concerts featuring The Summer Rhapsody Festival Orchestra:

  • Saturday, June 16; 6-11 pm
  • Saturday, August 18; 6-11 pm

Summer-Rhapsody-Inauguration

Come spend an evening of music, food and fun under the stars! These two special concerts will feature the 60 piece festival orchestra from our inaugural event and a similar upscale "Picnic in the Park" atmosphere. The event is free and food and drink items may be purchased at the event. The theme for 2012, A Salute to Film Music, will celebrate music from Star Wars, Jaws, Superman and others. VIP Hour and reserved seating are available, but limited.


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162 W Lincolnway
Valparaiso, IN 46383
Phone: 219-464-8332

General Performances

  • Valparaiso Community Band (6/20)
  • Navy Band Great Lakes (6/23)
  • Air National Guard Band (6/28)
  • Valparaiso High School Alumni Jazz Band (7/7)
  • Valparaiso Community Band (7/11)
  • Valparaiso Middle Schools Band (7/25)
  • Northwest Indiana Suzuki Conservatory (7/29)
  • Chicago Classic Brass Quintet (8/26)

Free afternoon and evening family-friendly concerts featuring a range of musical styles that will appeal to a diverse crowd.

Check out this video from last year's inaugural concert!

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