March Concerts and Events
American Trombone Workshop
Wednesday, March 7 through Saturday, March 10
All events take place in Brucker Hall on Ft. Myer
One of our most popular annual events returns with four days of concerts, recitals, and master classes by leading trombonists from across America. Click here to see the complete schedule of events. Daily events will be streamed live via out YouTube channel, while evening events will be streamed live on Facebook. All workshop events are free, but registration is required. Click here to register.
Wednesday, March 7 at 7:30pm
The U.S. Army Band Downrange featuring Tom “Bones” Malone and Frank Greene
Last year’s opening concert with legendary funk Fred Wesley was so popular, we’re bringing back Downrange to perform with original Blues Brothers trombonist and multi-instrumentalist Tom “Bones” Malone. He reunites with former Late Show with David Letterman band-mate and trumpeter Frank Greene for evening of funk, soul, and rock.
Thursday, March 8 at 7:30pm
The U.S. Army Blues featuring SGM Matt Niess and MSG Jeffrey Cortazzo
Two of the longest serving members of the Blues perform their last workshop ahead of their well-earned retirement.
Friday, March 9 at 7:30pm
The U.S. Army Orchestra
Featuring Utah Symphony Orchestra principal trombonist Mark Davidson performing Nino Rota’s Concerto for Trombone, MSG Jeff Cortazzo performing Eric Ewazen’s Concerto for Bass Trombone, and Los Angeles-based trombonist Alex Iles performing the Ballade for Trombone and Orchestra by Swiss composer Frank Martin and a suite of songs by Billy Strayhorn and Duke Ellington.
Saturday, March 10 at 7:30pm
The U.S. Army Concert Band
Featuring Dr. Natalie Mannix of the University of North Texas performing a new work by Dorothy Gates, Joseph Rodriguez of the Cincinnati Symphony performing a new critical edition of the Grondahl Concerto for Trombone, and Boston Symphony Orchestra Bass Trombonist James Markey performing bass trombone concerto by Derek Bourgeois.
Sunday, March 11 at 3:00pm
Young Artist Competition Finals
The U.S. Army Orchestra’s Young Artist Competition finals takes place in Brucker Hall on Ft. Myer the afternoon of Sunday, March 11. Talented high school-aged musicians will compete live with piano accompaniment for a panel of judges from “Pershing’s Own” and a supportive audience. The winner, selected that afternoon, will perform as the featured soloist with the orchestra on May 11. This year’s finalists are: Braden Vaughan, marimba; Andrew Stump, horn; Julia Angelov, violin; Dane Frandsen, flute; Noelle Naito, violin; Robert Kirchenbauer, cello; Elise Haukenes, violin; Doris Li, cello, and Ryan Cho, violin. This event is free, open to the public, and no tickets are required.
Brucker Hall on Ft. Myer
400 McNair Road
Arlington, VA 22211
Sunday, March 11 at 4:00pm
The U.S. Army Band Chamber Players
Celebrating Women’s History Month with a recital of music by leading American composers including Jennifer Higdon, Valerie Coleman, Joan Tower, Rebecca Clarke, and Ruth Crawford Seeger.
Burke United Methodist Church
6200 Burke Center Pkwy
Burke, VA 22015
Wednesday, March 21 at 7:00pm
The U.S. Army Band Downrange In Concert
Treble at the Library Concert Series
850 Costley Way
Prince Fredrick, MD 20678
Sunday, March 25 at 3:00pm
The U.S. Army Band “Pershing’s Own”
presents Music of Honor
Join us on National Medal of Honor Day as the premier band of the U.S. Army performs an inspiring afternoon of music to celebrate Medal of Honor recipients from the Civil War through the War in Afghanistan. The band will pay tribute to these heroes through marches by Karl King, symphony music by James Barnes, film music by John Williams, and modern music by Lee Greenwood and Toby Keith. This performance is free, no tickets required.
Bowie Center for the Performing Arts
15200 Annapolis Road
Bowie, MD 20715