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Marine Band Members
Double Bass
Master Sgt. Eric Sabo

Double Bassist Master Sergeant Eric Sabo of Phoenix joined “The President’s Own” United States Marine Chamber Orchestra in April 2000.

Master Sgt. Sabo began his musical instruction at age 12. After graduating from Trevor G. Browne High School in Phoenix in 1992, he attended Arizona State University in Tempe, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in music in 1996 and studied with Dan Swaim. He also pursued master’s-level studies at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis, where he studied with Chris Brown of St. Paul, Minn.

Prior to joining “The President’s Own,” he performed with the Arizona Opera Company in Phoenix, Evansville Philharmonic in Evansville, Ind., Owensboro Symphony in Owensboro, Ken., and was an affiliate bass professor at Murray State University in Kentucky.

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