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"The President's Own"


"The President's Own"

United States Marine Band

Colonel Jason K. Fettig, Director
Marine Band Newsletter
The President’s Own” United States Marine Band published its first newsletter in Fall 1984—a double-sided, text-only flyer folded to four pages and printed in standard black and white. Now in its 29th production year, NOTES has grown into a bimonthly publication with more than 50,000 readers worldwide and a weekly companion eNewsletter.
Notes Archive
July/August 2013Historian Retires
May/June 2013Women Celebrate 40 Years in the Marine Band
March/April 2013Young People's Concert and Living History
January/February 2013Inauguration 2013; Sousa and Scala
September/October 20132013 Tour to the Midwest Cancelled
March/April 2014Gala for Guerrero
May/June 2014Drum Major Relief and Appointment
July/August 2014Change of Command
January/February 2015Time Capsule: 1945
March/April 2015The Complete Marches of John Philip Sousa
May/June 2015Young Composer/Conductor Project
July/August 20152015 National Concert Tour
September/October 2015Music as Diplomacy
November/December 2015New Recording: Elements
January/February/March 20162016 Season and March Mania
April/May/June 2016The Complete Marches of John Philip Sousa: Vol. 2
July/August/September 20162016 National Concert Tour
October/November/December 2016The Final Print Issue
January 2017The 58th Presidential Inauguration
February 2017All-Star Band with Maestro Gerard Schwarz
March 2017American Bandmasters Association Concert and March Mania
April 2017Young People's Concert: Character Music
May 2017Setting the Stage: Eighteenth-Century France
June 2017Concerts at Glen Echo Park & First Female Drum Major
July 201760th Anniversary of Evening Parade, 125th Anniversary of Sousa Baton
August 2017Marine Dixieland Band and New Library Acquisitions
September 20172017 National Concert Tour
October 2017Getting to Know Sousa
November 2017Joint Concert with NSO and USMC Birthday Events
December 2017New Recording: Arioso
Spring 2018Compilation of the Marine Band's impact including music performances, educational outreach, and media coverage Jan.-March 2018.