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PRESS INFORMATION - Army Band Travels to China

Tuesday, Oct 23, 2012


WHO: The U.S. Army Band “Pershing’s Own” Concert Band
WHAT: “Friendship and Cooperation Through Music” Musical Exchange between the US Army and The People’s Liberation Army of China
WHERE: Beijing, Shanghai, and Nanjing CHINA
WHEN: October 29 - November 4, 2012

In 2009, Army Chief of Staff General George W. Casey initiated a military-to-military exchange program between various military operations within the U.S. Army and the People’s Liberation Army of China. The Military Band of the People’s Liberation Army came to the United States in May 2011 and performed a series of successful concerts...

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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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Independence Day 2011

Wednesday, Jun 29, 2011

There will be plenty of opportunities to see The U.S Army Band “Pershing’s Own” in action this Independence Day. Here is a list of all of the Army Band’s public events celebrating our nation’s 235th birthday.

The United States Army Concert Band

July 2, 2011 | 7:30 p.m.

The RiverStage at the Great Plaza, Penn’s Landing, Philadephia, PA

Fireworks begin at 9:30 p.m.

The United States Army Band Downrange

July 3, 2011 | 7:30 p.m.

Bethany Beach Bandstand, Bethany Beach, DE

Fireworks begin at 9:30 p.m.

The U.S. Army Ceremonial Band & Herald Trumpets


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TUSAB Celebrates One of Its Own at Retirement Ceremony of SGM Woodrow English

Monday, Aug 23, 2010

By SSG Chris Branagan, TUSAB Public Affairs

On Thursday, August 19, The U.S. Army Band "Pershing's Own" marked the end of an era with the retirement ceremony of SGM Woodrow "Woody" English, the Army Band's Senior Trumpet Soloist and Special Bugler, after 34 years of distinguished service.

Approximately 300 friends, family, and colleagues attended the ceremony held at Brucker Hall, headquarters of The U.S. Army Band on historic Ft. Myer, Virginia. An octet of musicians provided pre-ceremony entertainment, and included current and former members of The U.S. Army Brass Quintet.

Attendees inclu...

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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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