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U.S. Marine Band (The President’s Own)

U.S. Marine Band
Col Jason Fettig & the U.S. Marine Band

Oct. 10  Tuesday @ 7:30pm, FAC Concert Hall
FREE, tickets required, 4 ticket limit, 413-545-2511

U.S. Marine Band (The President’s Own)

The U.S. Marine Band is America’s oldest continuously active professional musical organization, and has performed for every U.S. President since John Adams.

The Marine Band is directed by Colonel Jason K. Fettig (’97, ’98) who is returning to campus for the first time since being named to the post in 2014. Guest conductors are Malcolm W. Rowell (Col. Fettig's former teacher at UMass) and UMass Wind Studies Director Matthew Westgate.

Program:
John Philip Sousa - March, “The Invincible Eagle”
George Whitefield Chadwick - “Jubilee” from Symphonic Sketches
Paul Taffanel - Fantasie on Der Freischütz (SSgt Heather Zenobia, flute soloist)
John Mackey - Aurora Awakes (2009)
Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky - Dance of the Jesters from The Snow Maiden (Matthew Westgate, conductor)
Scott LindrothPassage
Percy Grainger - Irish Tune from County Derry (Malcolm W. Rowell, conductor)
SSgt Scott Ninmer (arranger) - Ol’ Blue Eyes: The Hits of Frank Sinatra (MSgt Kevin Bennear, baritone)
John Philip Sousa - March, “The Stars and Stripes Forever”
Thomas Knox (arranger) - A Salute to the Armed Forces of the United States of America

Free Masterclasses with Marine Band members from 4:30-5:30PM in the Fine Arts Center (open to the public for observation):
Rm. 150-Clarinets; Rm. 152-Horns; Rm. 154-Trumpets; Rm. 155-Trombones; Rm. 365-Saxophones; Rm 149K-Bassoons; Rm. 149L-Flutes; Rm. 36-Percussion