West Point Concert Band – March Forth!
Sunday, March 4 • 2:00pm • Free Admission
Part of the Guest Music Presentations Series
Come join the West Point Concert Band for its spring concert – March Forth! The concert pays homage to the way Sousa’s own band played concerts, highlighting masterworks, soloists, and a multitude of marches for military band.
The band will show off its marching skills (musically speaking, that is) with an assortment of military marches, interspersed with incredible works for concert band, including classics such as Robert Russell Bennet’s “Suite of Old American Dances” and Arthur Sullivan’s Ballet Suite from “Pineapple Poll.”
The band will feature its principal trumpet and euphonium players, Staff Sgts. Andrew Garcia and Phil Broome, the band’s vocalist Master Sgt. MaryKay Messenger.
PROGRAM TO INCLUDE: Suite from the Ballet “Pineapple Poll” (Arthur Sullivan); Riders for the Flag (John Philip Sousa); Ascension (Tom Davoren); Colonel Bogey March (Kenneth Alford); Selections from “Suite of Old American Dances” (Robert Russell Bennett); Selections from “Les Miserables”