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The sun sets over Chase County the day before the symphony. Photo by Cary Conover caryslideshow10 The sun sets over Chase County the day before the symphony. Photo by Cary Conover
A view of "tent city" as seen from US 56 to the north. Photo by Cary Conover caryslideshow091 A view of "tent city" as seen from US 56 to the north. Photo by Cary Conover
From left, Beth Harshfield, Mike Beam, John Wilson, Emily Hunter Connell, Tom Nelson and Brandon Cole have an organizational meeting the day before the concert. Photo by Cary Conover caryslideshow08 From left, Beth Harshfield, Mike Beam, John Wilson, Emily Hunter Connell, Tom Nelson and Brandon Cole have an organizational meeting the day before the concert. Photo by Cary Conover
Brad Loveless, Director of Biology and Conservation Programs for Westar Energy, carries equipment from one tent to another the day before the concert. Loveless is a member of the Westar's Green Team, which is a volunteer group comprised of Westar employees and retirees.  Photo by Cary Conover caryslideshow07 Brad Loveless, Director of Biology and Conservation Programs for Westar Energy, carries equipment from one tent to another the day before the concert. Loveless is a member of the Westar's Green Team, which is a volunteer group comprised of Westar employees and retirees. Photo by Cary Conover
Brandon Cole, event coordinator, gives Wichita State University students a tour of the venue five days before the concert. Photo by Cary Conover caryslideshow06 Brandon Cole, event coordinator, gives Wichita State University students a tour of the venue five days before the concert. Photo by Cary Conover
Workers prepare to erect the "Welcome" sign the day before the concert. Photo by Cary Conover caryslideshow05 Workers prepare to erect the "Welcome" sign the day before the concert. Photo by Cary Conover
Ben Postlethwait, Westar Energy Green Team and Business Sustainability Coordinator, helps unload chairs in the patron's seating area in front of the bandshell the day before the symphony. Photo by Cary Conover caryslideshow04 Ben Postlethwait, Westar Energy Green Team and Business Sustainability Coordinator, helps unload chairs in the patron's seating area in front of the bandshell the day before the symphony. Photo by Cary Conover
A panoramic view of the bandshell and amphitheater lawn taken five days before the concert, on June 5, 2012. Photo by Cary Conover caryslideshow03 A panoramic view of the bandshell and amphitheater lawn taken five days before the concert, on June 5, 2012. Photo by Cary Conover
The bandshell is photographed Friday morning, before the stage arrives. The bandshell is, in tent parlance, referred to as a "saddle span." Photo by Cary Conover caryslideshow02 The bandshell is photographed Friday morning, before the stage arrives. The bandshell is, in tent parlance, referred to as a "saddle span." Photo by Cary Conover
A Symphony in the Flint Hills sign is seen through the rusty rails of a livestock trailer. Photo by Cary Conover caryslideshow01 A Symphony in the Flint Hills sign is seen through the rusty rails of a livestock trailer. Photo by Cary Conover