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US Navy Band to perform at BDAC Wednesday

The United States Navy Band from Washington, D.C., will present a free concert at the Bunnell-Dmitrich Athletic Center on the USU Eastern campus in Price on Wednesday, February 27 at 7:30 p.m.

Under the baton of Capt. Brian O. Walden, the band will present a variety of popular and classical favorites. This special performance by the Navy's premier musical organization is part of the band's 2013 national tour of Washington, Oregon, California, Nevada, Utah, and Colorado.

The Navy Band performs frequently at the White House and the U.S. Capitol Building, and has participated in 21 presidential inaugurals. In addition to national concert tours and an extensive local concert season, the band and has been featured internationally at military tattoos and festivals in Oslo, Stockholm, and Quebec City.

In 1996, the band was honored to participate in the 300th Anniversary of the Russian Fleet in St. Petersburg and in The Baltic International Festival of the Fleets in Kaliningrad, Russia. Recognized as one of the finest wind ensembles in the world, the Navy Band is in constant demand by the nation's foremost musical education organizations, such as the American Bandmasters Association and The Midwest Clinic.

The concert is free, but tickets are required. Navy Band tickets are still available on the USU Eastern campus in the Bunnell-Dmitrich Athletic Center, Reeves Building Room 183, and Student Center Bookstore. Any unclaimed seats will be made available to non-ticket holders just prior to the 7:30 p.m. concert time on February 27.

For more information, contact Greg Benson at 435-613-5294 or greg.benson@usu.edu.




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