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United States Marine Band Concert

"The President's Own" Visits Armstrong


When:October 8th, 7:30 p.m.
Where:Fine Arts Auditorium
Admission:Free admission, tickets required. Call or visit AMT Box Office.

About this event:
Straight from Washington, D.C., Armstrong AMT and the Savannah Morning News present “The President’s Own” United States Marine Band in a free tour concert.

For more than two centuries, the United States Marine Band has been part of events that have shaped our nation. Established by an Act of Congress in 1798, the Marine Band is America’s oldest continuously active professional musical organization. Its primary mission is unique—to provide music for the President of the United States and the Commandant of the United States Marine Corps. On this night, "The President's Own" provides music for Savannah, bringing an extraordinary performance of music by the masters and by John Philip Sousa, the march king and Marine Band's 17th director.

“What a magnificent band this is. I was going to say unsurpassed, but I think I should amend that to unsurpassable.” — Gramophone Magazine

“The U.S. Marine Band [is] a band now judged by experts to be the best the world has ever produced.” ­ — TIME magazine

“The band continued to exhibit its extraordinary mix of precision, electrifying response, polished phrasing, and meticulous articulation.” — The Washington Post


This thrilling concert is at 7:30 p.m. in the Armstrong Fine Arts Auditorium

Admission is free and open to the public. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are required until 7:15 p.m.

All tickets have been distributed. Those who do not have tickets should arrive at 7:15 p.m. All unfilled seats will be released at that time.


No bags or backpacks will be allowed inside the Fine Arts Auditorium.


Call 912.344.2556 weekdays, for additional ticketing, concert or Armstrong music program information.

Savannah Morning News is the print sponsor of this concert.