Feb. 10, 2015 --
“The President’s Own” is pleased to announce that the following six high school students will participate at 2 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 14, in the final round of the Marine Band’s Concerto Competition:
Samantha White, flute, from St. Charles, Ill.
Taiga Ultan, flute, from Brooklyn, N.Y.
Allen Chang, clarinet, from Ann Arbor, Mich.
Chad Lilley, alto saxophone, from Olney, Md.
Joe Broom, euphonium, from McLean, Va.
Anthony Brattoli, tuba, from Tinley Park, Ill.
The recital will take place at the John Philip Sousa Band Hall at Marine Barracks Annex located at 7th and K Streets in Southeast, Washington, D.C. The winner will receive a $2,500 cash prize from the Marine Corps Heritage Foundation and perform in concert with the Marine Band at 2 p.m., Sunday, March 22 at Northern Virginia Community College’s Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall and Arts Center in Alexandria.
The concert is free and tickets are not required; light refreshments will be served. Free parking is available under the overpass on 7th Street, and the facility is Metro and handicapped accessible. The performed will be streamed live at www.marineband.marines.mil.