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Guest Artist Concert: U.S. Marine Band 

Wednesday, October 2, 2019 - 7:30pm
*Admission is free, but tickets are required.
Marine Band flutist

A limited number of tickets for this performance have become available.  

America’s oldest professional musical organization, the Marine Band, has performed for every U.S.  president since John Adams. This concert features a variety of patriotic favorites, concert band classics, and orchestral transcriptions.

*Admission is free, but tickets are required. Limit four per request. Patrons must be seated by 7:15 to guarantee seats. Unclaimed seats will be released to the standby line at 7:15 pm day of show.  STANDBY LINE FORMS STARTING AT 5:30 PM. WILL CALL OPENS AT 5:30 PM.

NOTE: Backpacks are prohibited.  Personal bags may be no larger than 8.5 x 11, and may be subject to search.


John Philip Sousa* (1854–1932) March, “The Directorate”
edited by The United States Marine Band 

John Williams (b. 1932)                  The Cowboys Overture
transcribed by Jay Bocook                         

Frigyes Hidas (1928–2007)                  Allegro from Oboe Concerto
transcribed by MGySgt Donald Patterson*
GySgt Tessa Vinson, soloist     

Igor Stravinsky (1882–1971)            Suite from The Firebird
transcribed by Thomas Knox*
Infernal Dance of King Kastchei


Peter Boyer (b. 1970)                  Silver Fanfare (2004)
transcribed by MGySgt Donald Patterson*

Gustav Holst (1874–1934)                  Prelude and Scherzo, Hammersmith, Opus 52

Richard Rodgers (1902–79)            Selections from South Pacific
lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II; arranged by SSgt Scott Ninmer*

This Nearly Was Mine
There Is Nothing Like a Dame
Some Enchanted Evening

MGySgt Kevin Bennear, baritone

John Philip Sousa* (18541932)            March, “The Stars and Stripes Forever”
Edited by The United States Marine Band; arranged by Thomas Knox* (1937–2004)           

A Salute to the Armed Forces of the United States of America

MGySgt Kevin Bennear, concert moderator

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