Navy musicians to play free concert in Portsmouth on June 28

Portsmouth Historical Society to host show by Navy Band Northeast’s Brass Quintet

Posted 6/20/19

PORTSMOUTH — Navy Band Northeast’s Brass Quintet will perform a free chamber concert at the Portsmouth Historical Society, corner of East Main Road and Union Street, at 6:30 p.m. on …

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Navy musicians to play free concert in Portsmouth on June 28

Portsmouth Historical Society to host show by Navy Band Northeast’s Brass Quintet

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PORTSMOUTH — Navy Band Northeast’s Brass Quintet will perform a free chamber concert at the Portsmouth Historical Society, corner of East Main Road and Union Street, at 6:30 p.m. on Friday, June 28.

The program takes listeners on a musical journey around the world, and includes patriotic favorites as well as contemporary arrangements of popular music sure to delight audiences of all ages.  

Established in 1974, Navy Band Northeast is based on board Naval Station Newport and is one of 11 official U.S. Navy bands worldwide, providing musical support for military ceremonies, recruiting, morale and retention programs, and community relations. 

This group of 30 professional Navy musicians supports more than 300 engagements annually throughout a 12-state area of responsibility, performing regularly for high-ranking military and civilian dignitaries, Navy Recruiting, public outreach and awareness efforts, and partnership in education programs throughout the Northeast United States.

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