Beaufort News

Orchestra included in national announcement

The Hilton Head Symphony Orchestra was featured in a nationally broadcast public-service announcement June 23, issued by the League of American Orchestras. The spot included a trailer that pictured one of the Picnic & Pops performances at Shelter Cove Community Park, according to a news release. The announcement was shown in hundreds of theaters nationwide in conjunction with the new documentary film "Dudamel: Let the Children Play," which aired June 23, the release said. Of the 1,800 orchestras across the country, only 20 were selected to appear in the announcement. To see the announcement, go to or