The Presidents Own
United States Marine Band
Colonel Jason K. Fettig, Director
Photo By: Staff Sgt. Brian Rust
Washington - Sunday, Oct. 4 at 2 p.m. (EDT) - Coordinated by harpist Master Gunnery Sgt. Karen Grimsey, the program will feature a variety of ensembles performing the works of a wide range of composers including Niccolò Paganini, Maurice Ravel, Astor Piazzolla, and Peter Schickele. The music will take the audience on an emotional ride from lovely days gone by to simple beauty and downright fun.
Sunday, Oct. 11 at 2 p.m. (EDT) - Coordinated by euphonium player Staff Sgt. Hiram Diaz, the concert will showcase an array of small ensembles, from percussion quartet to a brass choir, performing selections by such composers as Johann Melchior Molter, Victor Babin, and Eric Ewazen.
Both concerts are free and will take place at John Philip Sousa Band Hall at the Marine Barracks Annex, located at 7th & K Streets, SE, Washington, DC. Free parking is available. The concerts will also stream live on the Marine Band website.
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