West Point Band presents Army Birthday celebration

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June 13th, 2019 | News, News and Features
 The West Point Band will continue its “Music under the Stars” concert series with a performance in honor of the 244th Army Birthday at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Trophy Point Amphitheater at West Point.

The West Point Band will continue its “Music under the Stars” concert series with a performance in honor of the 244th Army Birthday at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Trophy Point Amphitheater at West Point.
Audiences are welcome to bring picnics, visit the beautiful and historic grounds at the U.S. Military Academy, and enjoy scenic Hudson River views at sunset.
This concert is free and open to all. Please RSVP by visiting westpointband.eventbrite.com. Registering for this event allows us to send you upto-date concert information.
The band’s Commander, Lt. Col. Tod Addison, along with Associate Bandmaster Chief Warrant Officer 2 Charles A. Doswell, will take to the podium and lead the band in an exciting program entitled “March Along, Sing Our Song,” which will commemorate the Army’s 244 years of selfless service to the nation.
In keeping with tradition, the concert will feature a streamer ceremony commemorating the campaigns fought by Soldiers throughout our nation’s history, as well as a cake-cutting. Bring your family and friends and join the West Point Band in honoring the Army’s history with a relaxing evening concert under the stars.
Established in 1817, the West Point Band is the Army’s oldest musical organization and continues to provide world-class music to educate, train and inspire the Corps of Cadets and to serve as ambassadors of the United States Military Academy and the Army to local, national, and international communities.
For concert information, cancellations and updates, call 845-938-2617 or visit www.westpointband.com.
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