Ad Astra Music Festival

Est. 2014 in Russell, Kansas

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Our Union to Restore

  • Trinity United Methodist Church 221 North Maple Street Russell, KS, 67665 United States (map)
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The festival’s young artists Christina Han, Grace Volker, Bo Shimmin, and Jacob Lay sing songs exploring the American Civil War. Works by Jennifer Higdon, Richard Danielpour, and C. Curtis-Smith feature soldier camp songs, the words of the preeminent American poet Walt Whitman, and a speech delivered by Abraham Lincoln.


Earlier Event: July 14
Anna Pidgorna, an introduction
Later Event: July 20
Proving Up