Be a Part of VIA’s ‘American Soundscape’ Special Presentation on July 4th

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VIA Public Media invites the community to submit their Independence Day memories to be featured on air for the special presentation: VIA American Soundscape. For more information visit .

Saturday, July 4th at 12 p.m. VIA Radio will present the premiere of ‘VIA American Soundscape’. With many local Independence Day events being canceled this year due to the COVID-19 virus pandemic, VIA will air the Star-Spangled Banner & Pledge of Allegiance on both VIA Radio and VIA Television for viewers and listeners to pause and reflect in celebration of the birth of our nation.

The program then will continue for the remainder of the hour on VIA Radio featuring patriotic favorites, including Copland’s Fanfare for the Common Man, Tchaikovsky’s Finale from the 1812 Overture along with patriotic choral arrangements intertwined with stories of local citizens’ memories of the Fourth of July. VIA is encouraging the public to submit their stories to be featured on-air by using the hashtag #VIA4th and visiting the website

Submissions are due by June 29, 2020.

For further information on the VIA American Soundscape please visit