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Eastman alumni of ‘The President’s Own’ to perform at inauguration

January 19, 2017
musicians pose for a photo

Eleven alumni of the Eastman School of Music will perform in the 58th Inauguration of the President of the United States on Jan. 20, 2017, as members of “The President’s Own” United States Marine Band. This marks the Marine Band’s 55th inaugural appearance.

The Marine Band will provide music for the Inauguration swearing-in ceremony at the U.S. Capitol, lead the second division of the parade down Pennsylvania Avenue, and perform at the Salute to the Armed Forces Inaugural ball. “The President’s Own” is the only musical unit to participate in all three events.

From left, Master Sergeant David Murray ’96E (MM),  percussion; Staff Sergeant Rachel Perry ’13E (MM),  saxophone; Gunnery Sergeant Thomas Maloy ’89E, percussion; Master Gunnery Sergeant Matthew Harding ’96E, solo cornet; Master Sergeant Glenn Paulson ’89E, percussion; Staff Sergeant Trevor Mowry ’11E, coprincipal oboe; Master Sergeant Michelle Urzynicok ’94, clarinet; Gunnery Sergeant Steven Owen ’97E (MM ), ’00E (DMA), percussion; Staff Sergeant Lucia Disano ’11E, clarinet; Gunnery Sergeant William Bernier ’89E, clarinet; and Master Sergeant Michael Mergen ’98 E (MM), cornet and trumpet.

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