Celebrating America through music

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Jul. 5—The Anthracite Philharmonic played their first major concert since the start of the pandemic at the Schuylkill County Council for the Arts in Pottsville Sunday.

The concert, titled "Celebrate America," featured patriotic tunes like "America the Beautiful" and "The Stars and Stripes Forever." They also performed music from classic American movies as well as regional pieces.

The group's next show is "Spooky Strings" at Majestic Theater on October 30.

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Lindsey Shuey / Staff Photo Isaac Leavitt, center, plays the cello during The Anthracite Philharmonic's Celebrate America concert at the Schuylkill County Council for the Arts in Pottsville on Sunday, July 4, 2021.

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Lindsey Shuey / Staff Photo John Chawluk, right, and Isaac Leavitt, left, play the cello during The Anthracite Philharmonic's Celebrate America concert at the Schuylkill County Council for the Arts in Pottsville on Sunday, July 4, 2021.

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Lindsey Shuey / Staff Photo People listen to The Anthracite Philharmonic perform their Celebrate America concert at the Schuylkill County Council for the Arts in Pottsville on Sunday, July 4, 2021.

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Lindsey Shuey / Staff Photo John Chawluk plays the cello during The Anthracite Philharmonic's Celebrate America concert at the Schuylkill County Council for the Arts in Pottsville on Sunday, July 4, 2021.

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ABOVE: The Anthracite Philharmonic performs for a crowd during their Celebrate America concert. RIGHT: Mary Snow plays the string bass during the concert.

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Matt Guro, center, plays the violin Sunday during the Anthracite Philharmonic's Celebrate America concert at the Schuylkill County Council for the Arts in Pottsville.

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Lindsey Shuey / Staff Photo Dana Allaband plays the violin during The Anthracite Philharmonic's Celebrate America concert at the Schuylkill County Council for the Arts in Pottsville on Sunday, July 4, 2021.

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Lindsey Shuey / Staff Photo Mary Snow plays the string bass during The Anthracite Philharmonic's Celebrate America concert at the Schuylkill County Council for the Arts in Pottsville on Sunday, July 4, 2021.

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