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"Pershing's Own" Participates in 2012 Independence Day Celebrations

Monday, Jul 2, 2012

The U.S. Army Band "Pershing's Own" will take part in several July Fourth festivities in the Nation's Capital, as well as in Philadelphia, PA, Ocean City, MD, and Atlanta, GA.

The musicians of "Pershing's Own" will be joining musicians from the Atlanta Symphony, the National Symphony Orchestra, and even Broadway legend Ben Vereen, in celebration of American Independence Day.

The U.S. Army Chorus with the Atlanta Symphony
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More than 5,000 attend Overture 1812 Concert at the Washington Monument

Thursday, Aug 19, 2010

By Adrienne Combs, Deputy Public Affairs Officer, Military District of Washington


The Washington Monument Grounds took on a festive atmosphere while more than 5,000 people listened to a variety of musical genres culminating with the classic Overture 1812 by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky performed by The U. S. Army Band "Pershing's Own" at their annual Overture 1812 Concert on Aug. 17, at the Sylvan Theater on the Washington Monument Grounds.

The concert featured The U.S. Army Concert Band, Chorus, and Herald Trumpets led by Col. Thomas Rotondi, Jr., commander of The U.S. Army Band "Pershing's Own." Featured soloists during the evening were Staff Sgt. Nadia Pessoa, who played a harp solo piece entitled Brazilian Holi...

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2010 Memorial Day Performances

Wednesday, May 19, 2010


"Pershing's Own" Takes Part in National Memorial Day Events

Among all the ceremonies and remembrances going on in and around the Nation's Capital, several featuring the talented musicians of "Pershing's Own" will be open to the public. Here is a quick glimpse of two such events.

Thursday, May 27 | 11:00 AM
Lincoln Memorial
Intersection of Independence Ave and 23rd Street SW | Washington, DC

Get your Memorial Day Weekend off to a great start with the United States Army Band and the United States Postal Service as they team up to honor legendary singer and entertainer Kate Smith during a stamp dedication ceremony May 27 at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, DC.

Dr. Joseph W. Westphal...

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