“The President’s Own”

 

“The President’s Own”

United States Marine Band

Lieutenant Colonel Jason K. Fettig, Director
Mission
“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.
Marine Band News
Chamber Series Melodic Puzzles

By Master Sgt. Kristin duBois | March 23, 2015

For some musicians, performing chamber music can be one of the most demanding but satisfying MORE
New Music and High School Soloist

By | March 17, 2015

Conducted by Marine Band Director Lt. Col. Jason K. Fettig, the Marine Band’s March 22 concert, MORE
“The President’s Own” to Feature Soloist John Rommel at the NTC

By Master Sgt. Kristin duBois | March 17, 2015

The Marine Band has a long-standing tradition of featuring trumpet and cornet soloists during its MORE
U.S. Marine Corps All Star Jazz Band Features Trumpet Player from "The President's Own"

By Master Sgt. Kristin duBois | March 10, 2015

The U.S. Marine All Star Jazz Band, comprised of roughly 20 musicians hand-picked from the Marine MORE
March Web Exclusives

By Master Sgt. Kristin duBois | March 10, 2015

This month’s March of the Month audio download is “The Crusader” by John Philip Sousa and the MORE
Marine Chamber Orchestra Presents "Influences"

By Staff Sgt. Rachel Ghadiali | March 10, 2015

Composers can be influenced by many things: religion, nature, relationships, other musicians, and MORE
Music From the Land of the Northern Lights

By Staff Sgt. Brian Rust | March 02, 2015

The President’s Own” United States Marine Band musically transports patrons to the Land of the MORE
D.C. Area Locals Win 2015 Concerto Competition

By Staff Sgt. Rachel Ghadiali | February 25, 2015

Saxophonist Chad Lilley of Olney, Md., won the Marine Band’s 2015 Concerto Competition with his MORE
Music of Hope and Faith

By Staff Sgt. Brian Rust | February 25, 2015

The Chamber Music Series concert at 2 p.m. (EST) this Sunday, March 1, will feature an eclectic mix MORE
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