(July 27, 2017)— The Hagerstown Community College Alumni Association will host the 257th Army Band as part of its annual Red, White and Blue Summer Concert Series, on Monday, August 7, at 6:15 p.m., in HCC’s Alumni Amphitheater.
Based in Washington, D.C., the 257th Army Band is nationally recognized as “The Band of the Nation’s Capital” and reports directly to the President. Performing under the direction of Chief Warrant Officer Commander Darrell Beal, the band currently consists of more than 40 members who perform a variety of classical, patriotic, and contemporary music. Each year, the 257th Army Band leads the fourth of July parade in Washington, D.C.
Sponsored by the Hagerstown-Washington County Convention and Visitors Bureau, Korean War Veterans Association Chapter 312, Joint Veterans Council, Amvets Riders Chapter 10, Forty & Eight Voiture 651, and Mr. Edmund Ruos, this concert is free and open to the public. Concessions will be available for purchase. Please note that no outside food is permitted on the amphitheater grounds and concerts are subject to change by the U.S. Military.
For more information about the Red, White and Blue Summer Concert Series, call 240-500-2346, or visit www.hagerstowncc.edu/alumni-foundation. To learn more about the 257th Army Band, visit www.music.army.mil/organizations/pages/?unit=257AB.