The University of Miami is pleased to announce that it will host a free concert by “The President’s Own” United States Marine Band on Friday, October 14, 2011 at 7:30 p.m at the BankUnited Center on UM’s Coral Gables campus.
The event is free and a ticket is required for entry. Individuals may pick up tickets in advance at the UM BankUnited Center box office or by calling (305) 284-4443. There is a limit of two tickets per request.
Ticket holders must be seated by 7:15 p.m. For security purposes, items larger than a purse will not be permitted. This concert is sponsored by the UM City of Coral Gables Night.
Established in 1798, “The President’s Own” United States Marine Band performs a thrilling blend of traditional concert band and contemporary wind ensemble music at hundreds of events annually for the president of the United States and the commandant of the Marine Corps. They also tour in the fall, a tradition started in 1891 by legendary 17th director John Philip Sousa.