Fiesta and the Force
The U.S. Army Concert Band
Sun May 5 | 3:00 p.m.
North Point HS, Waldorf, MD
A Cinco de Mayo celebration with spirited music from Disney/Pixar's movie Coco and powerful selections by John Williams from Superman and The Force Awakens! First-come, first-seated starting at 2:15PM; no tickets required.
The U.S. Army Orchestra
Fri May 17 | 8:00 p.m.
Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall and Arts Center, Alexandria, VA
Musical Journeys and the Pursuit of Excellence: Join us on a voyage that begins with a spark of initial interest and travels a path of increased dedication, commitment and hard work. We are proud to feature the young musicians who participated in the 2019 U.S. Army Orchestra Young Artist Competition.
Musical Crossroads: African American Voices in Jazz, Blues and R&B
The U.S. Army Blues
Sun May 19 | 3:00 p.m.
Oprah Winfrey Theater, National Museum of African American History and Culture, Washington, DC
This program will feature The U.S. Army Blues including lead Washington, D.C. standout Sharón Clark, celebrated singer and songwriter, Michael Croan, and U.S. Army Band member Sgt. Major Christal Rheams singing iconic songs, including Nina Simone's " I Wish I Knew What It Was Like To Be Free", Curtis Mayfield's "People Get Ready", Sam Cooke's "A Change is Gonna Come", and James Weldon Johnson's celebrated poem "Lift Every Voice and Sing". Selections from Oliver Nelson's "Afro/American Sketches" and "The Kennedy Dream," as well as big band classics from the Count Basie and Sammy Davis Jr. songbooks will also be featured.