Maryland Defense Force Band to perform June 22 at HCC

Maryland Defense Force Band

(Release: June 13, 2014)— The Hagerstown Community College Alumni Association will host the Maryland Defense Force Band as part of its annual Red, White and Blue Concert Series, on Sunday, June 22, 2014, at 6:15 p.m., in HCC’s Alumni Amphitheater.

The Maryland Defense Force (MDDF) Band consists of more than 20 volunteer musicians who perform at military ceremonies and events for the Maryland Defense Force and also provide musical support for the 229th Army Band, the Maryland Military Department (MMD), and the Maryland National Guard (MDNG). The band currently performs under the direction of Major Jari Villanueva, commander and conductor, MDDF Band.

Co-sponsored by the Hagerstown-Washington County Convention and Visitors Bureau, this concert is free and is open to the public. Concessions will be available for purchase. Please note that no outside food is permitted on the amphitheater grounds.

For more information about the Red, White and Blue Summer Concert Series, call 240-500-2346, or go to To learn more about the Maryland Defense Force Band, go to