Thursday, January 7, 2021

The President's Own United States Marine Band Pre-Ceremony Repertoire January 20th, 2021 Includes Adolphus Hailstork's "Fanfare On Amazing Grace"

“The President’s Own” United States Marine Band has announced it is rehearsing a specially created transcription of Adolphus Hailstork's Fanfare On Amazing Grace for performance as part of the Pre Ceremony music showcased at  The Biden-Harris Inauguration on January 20th, 2021

Adolphus Hailstork is one of the country’s leading composers.  This performance announcement is historic as it is only the second time in American history that music by a contemporary African American composer has been selected to be part of the repertoire performed at a Presidential Inauguration.

Enjoy the cd recording of Fanfare On Amazing Grace performed by Maestra JoAnn Falletta and The Virginia Symphony Orchestra

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