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Marine Band coming to SA
“The President’s Own” will participate in the 65th annual Texas Bandmasters Association Convention in San Antonio by presenting two free concerts.
The Marine Band will play at 7:30 p.m., Friday, July 20, in the Lila Cockrell Theatre, and the Marine Chamber Ensembles will present a recital at 2:45 p.m., Saturday, July 21, in room 217, both located in the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center.
The concerts are free; no tickets are required.
A brass ensemble, augmented woodwind quintets, and six percussionists on three marimbas will comprise the Marine Chamber Ensembles concert on Saturday.
For more information, or to arrange an interview with Marine Band Director Col. Michael J. Colburn or a Marine Band musician, contact the Marine Band Public Affairs Office at 202-433-5809 or visit www.marineband.usmc.mil.
The Marine Band is America’s oldest continuously active professional musical organization. Founded in 1798, the band has performed for every U.S. president since John Adams.
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