Under the Elms 2018
All rise for the national anthem
"Under the Elms" is a summer concert series performed by the "Communiversity" band of townspeople and students on Ohio University's College Green. This year was the 71st annual series. (The elms, by the way, are long gone -- the trees are mostly sycamores.)
The crowd is always large
And on this night, slightly bundled up -- the temperature was about 70, which is chilly in Ohio in June.
Command Sgt. Maj. Mitchell Spray (ret), guest conductor
He is former drum major of the United States Army Band “Pershing’s Own." He led the concert through the music at state and military funerals.