The Symphony of Southeast Texas will perform a March 1 special
concert of patriotic marches, classical music and pop favorites at
Lamar State College-Port Arthur.

 The symphony’s program includes the well-known John Phillip Sousa
marches "The Stars and Stripes Forever," "Semper Fidelis" and "The U.S.
Field Artillery March."

 The ensemble also will play the well-known "William Tell Overture"
before switching to popular arrangements such as Hoagy Carmichael’s
"Stardust" and the familiar "Birth of the Blues," "Georgia on My Mind"
and "God Bless the U.S.A."

 The concert also will feature medleys of music from Louis Armstrong,
Frank Sinatra, The Beatles and the musical "Hair."

 The college is co-sponsoring the concert with the City of Port Arthur through a grant from the Southeast Texas Arts Council. The concert begins at 7:30 p.m. in the 400-seat theatre in the Performing Arts Center, 1700 Procter St., on the Lamar State campus.
Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children younger than age 12.

 For information, call the LSC-PA Continuing Education Department at