BRANSON, Mo. – Every violinist and fiddler player in Branson is invited to help make world history by taking part in a giant musician’s Super Photo Shoot to honor the 8 members of the heroic RMS Titanic band, on Wed., Apr. 13 from 2 to 2:30 p.m. at the Titanic Museum Attraction in Branson.
“The most important and valuable artifact ever recovered from the RMS Titanic disaster is the cherished violin that belonged to Titanic’s bandleader, Wallace Hartley. It’s valued at more than $1.7 million and will go on display at our Branson ship,” says Mary Kellogg, co-owner. “To pay tribute to this iconic violin and the heroic members of the band, we’re turning the cameras on Branson’s wonderful musical talent … spotlighting them for the entire world to see. Also, I’m pleased to announce that Shoji Tabuchi has agreed to join us for this unprecedented event.”
One master Super Photo Shoot will be staged in front of the ship. All participants should arrive in show costumes, with their violin or fiddle in hand. This will be a major press event to help promote the Branson community in a unique and special way. The group photo will be released to the photo wires and on all social media platforms.
RMS Titanic set sail on her Maiden Voyage on April 10, 1912 and she was lost five days later – April 15, 1912. There were 2,208 passengers on board and 712 survived.