Navy Band Northeast

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NS Newport Commands Navy Band Northeast


347 Easton St.
Phone: 401-841-2479
Fax: 401-841-4561

Website: www.usnwc.edu/Navy-Band-Northeast
Facebook: www.facebook.com/NavyBandNE
Twitter: @NavyBandNE

Established in 1974, Navy Band Northeast is based at NS 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. The band is a group of 35 professional Navy musicians who support more than 300 engagements annually throughout an 11-state area of responsibility. The band performs regularly for high-ranking military and civilian dignitaries and recruiting, public outreach and awareness efforts. It also partners with education programs throughout the northeastern United States.

The primary components of Navy Band Northeast are marching and ceremonial bands; the Navy Band Northeast Pops Ensemble; the popular music group, Rhode Island Sound; the brass quintet, Top Brass; and the woodwind trio, Crosswinds. Other units consist of various smaller protocol ensembles: a solo pianist; a solo guitarist; a jazz combo, a solo vocalist and a solo guitarist. All ensembles perform a wide range of music from patriotic, classical, contemporary, big band swing, country and the latest Top 40 hits.

For upcoming events, visit the schedule page of their website.


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