The U.S. Army Field Band and Soldiers’ Chorus Honor Their Country Through a Diverse and Majestic Show!
Posted on 02/14/2019
oin The United States Army Field Band and Soldiers’ Chorus in New Brunswick on March 18 for a free concert! Together, the Concert Band and Soldiers' Chorus tell the story of America's Army through a diverse show.
The U.S. Army Field Band has performed for audiences of all ages for more than six decades—nationally and abroad. Performances include festivals, school assemblies, educational outreach programs, formal public concerts, and radio and television appearances. Through these performances, the organization encourages the support of the American people for members of the armed forces. The U.S. Army Field Band is well known for its Concert Band and Soldiers’ Chorus.
The Concert Band is the oldest and largest of the Field Band’s performing components. Founded in 1946, the organization consists of a 65-member instrumental ensemble, and has performed in all 50 states and 25 foreign countries. The Concert Band frequently performs with the Soldiers’ Chorus, presenting a program of popular music, marches, patriotic selections, overtures, and instrumental and vocal solos. The organization has also performed with national leading orchestras, including the Cincinnati Pops, Boston Pops, and Detroit Symphony Orchestras. Here is a video of the Concert Band and Soldiers' Chorus performing "The Star Spangled Banner," our nation's National Anthem.
Founded in 1957, the Soldiers’ Chorus is the vocal complement of the U.S. Army Field Band. The 29–member chorus has performed in all 50 states, India, Mexico, Canada, the Far East, and throughout Europe. Due to its diverse musical background—personnel background includes opera, musical theatre, vocal coaching, and music education—the organization performs music of Broadway, opera, barbershop quartet, and Americana.
Join us on March 18, 2019 at 7pm at State Theatre New Jersey, as we welcome The U.S. Army Field Band and Soldiers Chorus to the stage! This is a free ticketed event, and seats are first come, first served.
By Darasia Bratton