“The President’s Own”

 

“The President’s Own”

United States Marine Band

Lieutenant Colonel Jason K. Fettig, Director
Unit News
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Chamber Music Series Features String Focus May 5, 2015 — This Sunday members of “The President’s Own” will present a string-focused Chamber Music Series performance at 2 p.m. (EDT), Sunday, May 10 at the John Philip Sousa Band Hall at the Marine Barracks Annex in southeast Washington, D.C. The concert will also stream live at www.marineband.marines.mil. Here’s what coordinator violinist Staff Sgt. MORE
Marine Band Performs "Elements" Concert April 28, 2015 — “The President’s Own” U.S. Marine Band returns to the University of Maryland’s Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center in College Park with a special program that Director Lt. Col. Jason K. Fettig built around the four classical elements: fire, water, earth, and air. Ancient Greek philosophers, to include Plato and Aristotle, introduced the idea that MORE
Marine Band Performs for White House Spring Garden Tour April 23, 2015 — This Saturday, April 25, enjoy music in the White House Gardens as the Marine Band performs from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Visitors will be able to tour the gardens and grounds including the Jacqueline Kennedy Garden, Rose Garden, Kitchen Garden, and the South Lawn of the White House as part of the 2015 Spring Garden Tour.The band's presence at the White MORE
Young People’s Concert: Music History Mystery April 21, 2015 — Conducted by Marine Band Director Lt. Col. Jason K. Fettig, the Marine Chamber Orchestra will present this year’s Young People’s Concert: “Music History Mystery,” at 2 p.m., Sunday, April 26, at the Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall and Arts Center at Northern Virginia Community College located at 3001 North Beauregard Street in Alexandria. The MORE
April Audio Includes Winner of Sousa’s March Mania April 15, 2015 — This month’s March of the Month is Johannes Hanssen’s Valdres march, the winner of the 2015 Sousa’s March Mania. The second Norwegian march to make it into the championship match and upset “The Stars and Stripes Forever,” Valdres moved through the March Mania bracket as an eighth seed upsetting each march it faced, beginning with the number one MORE
Third Time's The Charm for Delaware Concert April 15, 2015 — The first time the Marine Band was scheduled to perform at Mount Pleasant High School in Wilmington, Del., sponsored by band director Brian Drumbore, it was at the end of the 2012 National Concert Tour. As Hurricane Sandy barreled her way up the East coast, the impending bad weather forced the cancellation of the concert. A year later, the Marine MORE
The Complete Marches of John Philip Sousa April 10, 2015 — On April 13, 2015, the U.S. Marine Band will release the first volume of “The Complete Marches of John Philip Sousa,” a multi-year recording project initiated by Marine Band Director Lt. Col. Jason K. Fettig. The project, which is in addition to the Marine Band’s annual educational recording, will take approximately six years to complete and will MORE
Norwegian March Takes Down Stars and Stripes: Part II April 10, 2015 — Throughout March and April, “The President’s Own” hosted “Sousa’s March Mania,” a tournament pitting 32 marches against each other for the Marine Band online community to determine which one is the favorite. Norwegian composer Johannes Hanssen’s “Valdres” destroyed every march in its path, ultimately winning the tournament.In early March, the MORE
State of the Art April 8, 2015 — The Marine Chamber Orchestra’s performance on Sunday may be its first at Howard Community College but for the soloist it is a homecoming. Howard County resident and violin player Staff Sgt. Sheng-Tsung Wang will perform Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s Violin Concerto No. 3 in G, K. 216 under the baton of Assistant Director 1st Lt. Ryan J. Nowlin. The MORE
Four Star Talent Performs with Free Country March 30, 2015 — No one was prepared for the star power of the guest soloist who performed with the Marine Band’s Free Country ensemble on March 18 at the Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors’ (TAPS) annual gala at the National Building Museum in Washington, D.C. Sporting his four-star rank insignia, the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs Army Gen. Martin Dempsey MORE

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