Bronx Arts Ensemble performs July Fourth concert

The program consisted of a tribute to George M. Cohan, an early 20th century American composer.

The program consisted of a tribute to George M. Cohan, an early 20th century American composer. (7/4/15)

RIVERDALE - Residents packed Van Cortlandt Park Saturday for a free Independence Day concert hosted by the Bronx Arts Ensemble.

The program consisted of a tribute to George M. Cohan, an early 20th century American composer.

Cohan wrote songs like "You're a Grand Old Flag" and "Yankee Doodle Boy."

Organizers say the music represents American pride.

The Bronx Arts Ensemble has been hosting Fourth of July concerts since the 1970s.

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