On Wednesday, August 16 at 6:30 p.m., the West Point Band will present an outdoor concert at the historic Vanderbilt Mansion in Hyde Park, New York, as part of the “Music in the Parks” concert series. In the event of inclement weather, the concert will move to Thursday, August 17 at the same time. One of the region’s oldest Hudson River estates, the Vanderbilt Mansion provides a beautiful and historic backdrop for an evening of music. This concert is free and open to all.
Join the West Point Band at the historic Vanderbilt Mansion in Hyde Park, New York, as it presents an all-American lineup featuring everything from jazz to patriotic to movie music. The band’s deputy commander, Capt. Richard Winkels will lead the band in a rousing performance featuring vocalist Master Sgt. MaryKay Messenger singing the works of George Gershwin and Natalie Cole, as well as a Spanish-style trombone trio titled Blades of Toledo, featuring Staff Sgts. Phil Stehly, Barry Cooper, and Alaina Alster. The concert also includes movie music from the 80’s Western “Silverado,” as well as music from “Star Wars: The Force Awakens.” As always, the band will pay tribute to those who serve our nation with a performance of Armed Forces Service Medley. The West Point Band is proud to continue its annual summer concerts at this impressive venue.
Established in 1817, the West Point Band is the Army’s oldest musical organization and continues to provide world-class music to educate, train, and inspire the Corps of Cadets and to serve as ambassadors of the United States Military Academy and the Army to local, national, and international communities.
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