Power and Oppression: Music Through Adversity
Pershing's Own Chamber Players
Sun Jun 30 | 3 p.m.
The Lyceum, Alexandria, VA
Through the struggle of oppression artists, composers, musicians, and others flourished despite the odds. This concert features music that was composed by people who experienced and endured oppression. Some of these composers were murdered at the hands of their oppressors. In other cases, the composers are writing in honor of the oppressed.
The U.S. Army Band Downrange
Fri Jul 12 | 8 p.m.
West Side of The U.S. Capitol, Washington, DC
Join Downrange as they perform rock, country and pop hits including Shining Star, My Church, Mercy, Treasure, Brother, and more! The group will also perform original music written by members of the band. Concerts are weekly on Fridays (and a couple Thursdays) at 8 p.m. from June 7 through August 30.
The U.S. Army Concert Band
Thu Jul 18 | 7:30 p.m.
Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall and Arts Center
The week-long U.S. Army Band Conductors Workshop culminates in a wonderful evening of music featuring five brilliant young guest conductors. They will lead one of the finest wind ensembles in the country through blockbuster works by Richard Wagner, J.S. Bach, Leonard Bernstein, Michael Daugherty, and more. Don't miss your chance to see these maestros in the making!