A quintet from “The President’s Own” United States Marines Band performed for MSA Classical students last week, including a repertoire of traditional classical pieces and each describing their background and journey to become band members.
“The President’s Own” United States Marine Band’s mission is to perform for the President of the United States and the Commandant of the Marine Corps. Founded in 1798 by an Act of Congress, the Marine Band is America’s oldest continuously active professional musical organization. Today, “The President’s Own” is celebrated for its role at the White House and its dynamic public performances, which total more than 500 annually.
Learn more about “The President Own” on their website: https://www.marineband.marines.mil/