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Marine Band Members
Principal Clarinet
Master Sgt. Patrick Morgan

Clarinetist Master Sergeant Patrick Morgan Jr. of Maryville, Tenn., joined “The President’s Own” United States Marine Band in January 2008. He was appointed assistant principal in December 2012, co-principal clarinet in March 2015, and principal in August 2018.

Master Sgt. Morgan began his musical training on piano at age 8 and clarinet at age 10. After graduating from Maryville High School in 2003, he attended Indiana University’s Jacobs School of Music in Bloomington, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in music in 2007. His instructors include Roann Romines of Maryville and Howard Klug of the Jacobs School of Music.

Prior to joining “The President’s Own,” he was a graduate assistant at the Jacobs School of Music and performed with the school’s orchestra and wind ensemble.

Master Sgt. Morgan performs with the Marine Band and Marine Chamber Orchestra at the White House, in the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area, and across the country during the band’s annual concert tour.