U.S Navy Concert Band to perform in Texarkana next month.
The U.S. Navy Concert Band from Washington, D.C., will present a FREE concert at the Sullivan Performing Arts Center & John Thomas Theatre in Texarkana.
The Texarkana Texas Independent School District is hosting the concert on Tuesday, February 26 at 7:00 p.m. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m.
According to T.I.S.D., the Concert Band is the United States Navy’s premier wind ensemble. The band is under the baton of Capt. Kenneth Collins. The group includes 56 performers on flute, oboe, clarinet, saxophone, and bassoon. They also feature, trumpet, horn, euphonium, trombone,and tuba. As well as, string bass, harp and percussion. The band’s repertoire includes marches, symphonic selections, patriotic works and popular favorites. As the original ensemble of the Navy Band, the Concert Band has been performing public concerts and participating in high-profile events for over 85 years.
Local guest student performers will join the Navy Band on stage to perform John Philip Sousa’s “Washington Post” march.
The concert is FREE, however TICKETS ARE REQUIRED. Tickets are limited to six (6) maximum per person. Tickets may be picked-up at the Texarkana Independent School District Administrative Offices. They are available between the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. Additionally, you may contact TISD via phone at 903.794.3651 ext. 1013.
Any unclaimed seats will be available to non-ticket holders just prior to concert time.