Event: 18th Annual Intrepid Credit Union SYMPHONY UNDER THE STARS Date: Saturday, 16 July 2022
Time: 8:00 p.m.
Place: Carroll College Campus – Guadalupe Hill
Theme: The Music of Billy Joel & Elton John
Carroll College and the Helena Symphony announce their continued collaboration for the eighteenth annual Intrepid Credit Union SYMPHONY UNDER THE STARS. They welcome back Intrepid Credit Union as its major sponsor, continuing a multi-year commitment to the event. The concert on Saturday, July 16 at 8:00 p.m. includes a fireworks finale, also sponsored by the Intrepid Credit Union. Considered the largest summer event in Montana, the much-anticipated SYMPHONY UNDER THE STARS attracts over 18,000 people from all over the state of Montana and beyond.
The Helena Symphony is excited to announce the theme of the 2022 Intrepid Credit Union SYMPHONY UNDER THE STARS: The Music of Billy Joel & Elton John. Billy Joel and Elton John are two of the most accomplished and impactful musicians of all time, combined they have been awarded one Emmy Award, two Golden Globe Awards, two Tony Awards, and ten Grammy Awards. You can look forward to performances of the iconic Piano Man, Saturday Night’s Alright (For Fighting), Your Song, and Scenes From An Italian Restaurant.
“At Intrepid Credit Union, we are dedicated to amplifying community engagement and fostering new opportunities for our neighbors,” said Greg Strizich, CEO of Intrepid Credit Union. “Each year, the Intrepid Credit Union Symphony Under the Stars showcases the incredible talent we have in Helena and provides access to symphonic art to thousands within our community. We are thrilled to be a principal sponsor for this exceptional Helena tradition.”
“Carroll College is once again excited to host our friends and community members from across the state and region for this exceptional evening of entertainment. The amount of preparation and care that goes into this event annually is unsurpassed, and the Helena Symphony and Intrepid Credit Union have been extraordinary partners in bringing this family-friendly concert to life each summer,” said Carroll College President John Cech.
The Carroll College Guadalupe Hill is closed to the public until Friday afternoon at 5:00 p.m., at which time concertgoers may drop off lawn chairs and blankets. Early blanket placement is allowed from 3:00-5:00 p.m. on Friday with a $5/blanket cash donation to the Boy Scouts, who will be on site providing security. It is highly recommended that those planning to attend from outside of the Helena area should make arrangements with friends/family to claim their spots on Friday! Pets, plastic tarps, paint, rocks or stakes are strictly prohibited on the lawn at all times. For more information, check the website at symphonyunderthestars.com.
Concertgoers are encouraged to bring non-perishable or canned goods to hold down blankets, and then donate the canned goods to the Helena Food Share. Last year, almost 20,000 pounds of food were collected and is one of the largest single day food collections for the Helena Food Share. There will be several drop boxes to deposit the canned goods during the evening of the concert.
Those interested in sponsorship and donation opportunities, or with general questions can contact the Helena Symphony office at 406.442.1860.
Specific details regarding seating, parking and other production information can be found at the Symphony Under the Stars Facebook page and website at www.facebook.com/SymphonyUnderTheStars, or www.symphonyunderthestars.com.
Interviews with Maestro Allan R. Scott can be arranged by contacting Cameron Betchey, Director of Development & Communications, Helena Symphony, at 406.442.1860.