SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) — Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport announced that performances for its 23rd Annual School Music Days begin this week.
Over 2,000 students from 41 area schools will perform this holiday season.
Performers will entertain travelers and spectators weekdays in Savannah Square from Dec. 3-19, 2019, between 10 a.m. until 1:30 p.m.
The event kicked off on Tuesday with an impressive half-hour performance from the Savannah Arts Academy Orchestra.
“The students love it,” LeeAnn Norris, the airport’s Visitor Information Center manager, told News 3.
“We have students coming from Claxton, we have Bulloch County, Evans, Liberty,” Norris said.
“We reach out to the whole area. so it really gives those students a chance to be seen too, not just Savannah and Chatham County.”
Linda Vazmina, a traveler heading to New York City on Tuesday, told News 3 that the music she heard at the airport touched her soul.
“I love seeing the arts alive, and people enjoying them,” Vazmina said.
“They looked very mature and very well-organized, and nobody was off-key, it was beautiful,” she said, adding that the performance was a great way for her spend time while awaiting her delayed flight.
The Savannah Airport Commission offers to validate parking for any parents who wish to attend their child’s performance.
View News 3’s Facebook Live of the Savannah Arts Academy Orchestra’s performance below.
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