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“The President’s Own”

United States Marine Band

Lieutenant Colonel Jason K. Fettig, Director
Live Stream, Sunday, Oct. 26 at 2 p.m.


Coordinated by Gunnery Sgt. Gregory Ridlington, this chamber music series performance will feature the virtuoso musicians of the Marine Band and Marine Chamber Orchestra performing in intimate small ensemble settings. The program will include works by Franz Joseph Haydn, Sir Phanos Dymiotis, Oskar Böhme, Krzysztof Penderecki, Heitor Villa-Lobos, Kenji Bunch. Click here for the program and notes.


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.
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