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“The President’s Own”

United States Marine Band

Lieutenant Colonel Jason K. Fettig, Director
Live Stream, Sunday, Nov. 23, at 2 p.m.


November 6 marked the bicentennial of saxophone inventor Adolphe Sax’s birth, so the Marine Band will honor him with an inter-service saxophone concert at 2 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 23 at the John Philip Sousa Band Hall in Washington, D.C. This concert features ensembles from the Marine Band, Navy Band, Army Band, Army Field Band, and Air Force Band.

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“The President’s Own” United States Marine Band’s mission is to perform for the President of the United States and the Commandant of the Marine Corps. Founded in 1798 by an Act of Congress, the Marine Band is America’s oldest continuously active professional musical organization. Today, “The President’s Own” is celebrated for its role at the White House and its dynamic public performances, which total more than 500 annually.
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