Navy Band Northeast will bring its public concert series to Plattsburgh, New York on Thursday, September 7, at the Strand Center Theater at 7:30 p.m. This concert is free and open to the public. Led by its Director, Lieutenant David Harbuziuk, the Pops Ensemble performs traditional concert band repertoire while raising public awareness of the Navy and the importance of naval service. The Pops Ensemble regularly features vocalists who perform patriotic classics and jazz standards. The ensemble seeks to delight and unite audiences of children, students, adults, and especially U.S. Military Veterans.
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 professional Navy musicians supports more than 300 engagements annually throughout an 11-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. The primary components of Navy Band Northeast are: Pops Ensemble, Marching and Ceremonial Bands, Popular Music Ensemble, Brass Quintet, and Woodwind Quartet.
All ensembles perform a wide range of music from patriotic, classical, contemporary, big band swing, country, and the latest top-40 hits. For a complete listing of upcoming Navy Band Northeast Performances, Please visit their Facebook page. More information about the band, including leadership, history, and how to request a performance, can be found on their website.
At A Glance:
Who: Navy Band Northeast Pops Ensemble
What: Performance at the Strand Center Theater
When/Where: Thursday, September 7, 7:30 p.m.
Admission: Free and open to the public
Photo at top: Navy Band Northeast’s Ceremonial Band performs a public concert at Washington Square Park in New York City in one of many public concerts supporting Fleet Week New York, 2018. Photo by Bo Wriston. Navy Band Northeast website photo.