The Marine Corps Heritage Foundation: Supporting the National Museum of the Marine Corps
Sign up for our E-Newsletter Sign up for our E-Newsletter
Home
About MCHF
Marine Corps Heritage Center
Programs
News
Events
Ways to Give
Museum Store
Roll of Honor
Contact Us

Make a Donation to the Marine Corps Heritage Center

Press Room

Share/Bookmark

Quantico Marine Corps Band Performs at National Museum of the Marine Corps

MCHF Summer Concert Series

August 19, 2016

(DUMFRIES, Va.) Ė The Marine Corps Heritage Foundation today announced the final concert of its annual Summer Concert Series at the National Museum of the Marine Corps in Triangle, Va. The third installment will feature the Quantico Marine Corps Band, which will perform on August 25 at 7:00 p.m. Now in its seventh year, the summer-long series featured three military bands performing their own unique style of American hits and patriotic classics.

One of the oldest professional musical ensembles of the Marine Corps, the Quantico Marine Corps Band is made up of a ceremonial band and concert band that provides musical performances under the direction of the Commandant of the Marine Corps and the Commander of the Marine Corps Base in Quantico, Va. Established in 1918, the band also maintains several smaller ensembles including a brass quintet, woodwind quintet, rock/show band, Dixie-land band and jazz combo ensemble. The 50-member band has performed in many renowned civilian events ranging from the Super Bowl to ceremonies at the Winter Garden of the World Financial Center overlooking Ground Zero.

The concert will be held outdoors on the entry plaza to the Museum. Guests are encouraged to bring lawn chairs or picnic blankets. Concessions will be available and the Museum galleries, gift store and Tun Tavern will remain open until the concert begins at 7:00 p.m. Admission and parking are free. In the case of inclement weather, the concert will be moved inside to the Museumís Leatherneck Gallery.

For more information on the Marine Corps Heritage Foundationís Summer Concert Series and other events, please visit http://marineheritage.org/MCHFEvents.asp.

About the Marine Corps Heritage Foundation
Dedicated to the preservation and promulgation of Marine Corps history, the Marine Corps Heritage Foundation was established in 1979 as a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization. The Foundation supports the historical programs of the Marine Corps in ways not possible through government funds. The Foundation provides grants and scholarships for research and the renovation, restoration, and commissioning of historical Marine Corps artifacts and landmarks. Securing the necessary funding for the complete construction of the National Museum of the Marine Corps and Heritage Center, located in Triangle, Virginia, is the Foundationís current primary mission while continuing to provide program support for the Corpsí historical, museum, and educational activities. For more information, visit MarineHeritage.org.

###


Share/Bookmark
The Marine Corps Heritage Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit foundation. Your charitable donations to the MCHF are tax deductible as allowed by law.
Tax ID # 26-0803466.

3800 Fettler Park Drive, Ste. 104
Dumfries, VA 22025 view map

Toll Free: 800.397.7585
Local: 703.640.7965
Fax: 703.640.9546
Email:
 info@marineheritage.org
Museum Store: 1.888.315.1775

WAYS TO GIVE:
Make a Donation
Campaign Membership
Planned Giving
Exhibit & Artifact Sponsorship Opportunities
Semper Fidelis Memorial Park Sponsorship Opportunities

CFC

CFC of the National
Capital Area # 47874


FOLLOW US ON:
Facebook Twitter Flickr YouTube

Press Room
Event Calendar
Privacy Policy
Site Map

Copyright © 2005. Marine Corps Heritage Foundation.