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U.S. Marine Band (Uncredited)

U.S. Marine Band

Established by an Act of Congress in 1798, the Marine Band is America’s oldest continuously active professional musical organization. Its mission is unique—to provide music for the President of the United States and the Commandant of the Marine Corps. Because of the demands of this unique mission, “The President’s Own” is known to have included strings when performing for major White House events as far back as 1878 and during the directorship of John Philip Sousa. An orchestra taken from within the Marine Band also gave regular concerts at the Marine Barracks music hall in Washington, D.C.

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U.S. Marine Band 8/22/14: U.S. Marine Band

The band offers a concert of chamber music.

U.S. Marine Band

The band offers a concert of chamber music.

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