Classical Music

“The President’s Own” - United States Marine Band

When: Sun., Sept. 7, 3 p.m. 2014

In the style of the band’s 17th director, John Philip Sousa, who initiated the concert tour tradition in 1891, Marine Band Director Lt. Col. Jason K. Fettig has chosen a diverse mix of programs—from traditional band repertoire and marches to instrumental solos. Selections will include:

-“Jubilee,” an Edwin Franko Goldman march.

Colonel Michael Colburn, recently retired Director of “The President’s Own” and new Director of Bands at Butler University, will guest conduct Malcolm Arnold’s "Four Scottish Dances" (transcribed by John Paynter) and the John Philip Sousa march "Semper Fidelis."

-“Oodles of Noodles” by Jimmy Dorsey, transcribed by Thomas Knox and featuring alto saxophone soloist Master Sergeant Steve Longoria.

-Stephen Bulla's arrangement of The Harold Arlen Songbook, including "Get Happy," "Blues in the Night," and "Lose That Long Face" featuring mezzo-soprano soloist Gunnery Sergeant Sara Dell'Omo.

Price: Free, tickets required.

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