Welcome Back Marine Band Alumni!
July 14-16, 2020
RSVP Deadline to perform: May 15
RSVP Deadline for the reception: July 3
We are looking forward to reconnecting with you! The event is open to anyone who served in the "The President's Own," no matter how long. If you were a playing member, you are invited to perform in the Alumni Band or Alumni Chamber Orchestra. If you do not wish to perform, we encourage you to still take part in the rehearsal, concert, reception, and the tours we have planned for the week.
Step 1: Complete the RSVP Form (posted in the panel on the right).
Performers: The first rehearsals for the Alumni Band and Orchestra will be on Tuesday, July 14. Two band concerts of the same program will be held on Wednesday and Thursday at the U.S. Capitol and one concert for the orchestra will be held at the National Museum of the Marine Corps on Thursday July 16. You must use your own instrument. If participation is high in your section, we will rotate players. Music will be provided via e-mail from the Marine Band Library. The program will be conducted by Col. Bourgeois, Col. Colburn, and Maj. Burian. Attire for the concerts will be black pants and a white collared shirt. Music will be emailed the week of June 15th.
Reception/Picnic: This year the party will be held on the Annex field. It will be a catered, sit-down event under a tent. Price will not exceed $30 per person. Payment details will be emailed closer to the event.
Courtyard Marriott Capitol Hill/Navy Yard
Hampton Inn Navy Yard
Residence Inn Navy Yard
Homewood Suites Navy Yard
Thompson Washington, D.C.
Directions to Marine Barracks Annex, click here.
| Tuesday, July 14
||Wednesday, July 15
||Thursday, July 16
Check in at the Annex.
Orchestra rehearsal in Sousa Hall
Band rehearsal in Sousa Hall
Reception/Picnic on Annex Field.
Rehearsals for both band and orchestra
Concert at the U.S. Capitol, West Terrace
Depart for tour of National
Museum of the Marine Corps
in Triangle, Va.
Transportation provided from the Annex
Marine Chamber Orchestra Concert
Concert at the U.S. Capitol,
Questions? Contact Amanda Simmons at (202) 433-5814 or email@example.com