Southeastern welcomes premier touring U.S Army Field Band

Contact: Rene Abadie
Date: February 20, 2013


     HAMMOND – The United States Army Field Band Brass Quintet will perform at Southeastern Louisiana University on Monday, February 25. The free performance is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. in Pottle Auditorium.
     As an official ensemble of the "Musical Ambassadors of the Army," the Field Band has a longtime commitment to music education. The group's performance schedule and outreach activities include hundreds of visits to VA and civilian care centers, clinics and public schools around the nation.
     The U.S. Army Field Band Brass Quintet consists of Staff Sgts. Phillip Kennedy Johnson and Ward Yager on the trumpet, Master Sgt. Robert Cherry on the horn, Master Sgt. Aaron Kadrmas on the trombone and Master Sgt. Scott Cameron on the tuba.
     The group's repertoire spans genres and eras dating back to the Renaissance.
     For more information, contact the Department of Fine and Performing Arts at 985-549-2184.




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