U.S. Marines with Headquarters Company, Headquarters and Service Battalion, and members of Marine Band San Diego, perform a half-time show for San...
U.S. Marine Corps Chief Warrant Officer 2 Randel Metzinger with Marine Band San Diego, Service Company, Headquarters and Service Battalion, is...
To request Marine Band San Diego, complete the following steps:
1. Complete a military request form or civilian request form
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Once the form is received and reviewed, a representative from the band will reach out regarding the request.
Marine musicians perform a wide variety of military and civic events such as ceremonies, parades, festivals, public concerts, educational outreach, and professional sporting events. Music support utilizes a variety of ensemble configurations to include wind ensemble, ceremonial band, brass band, jazz combo, popular music group, brass quintet, jazz ensemble, and bugler.
Whether a traditional concert hall, outdoor venue, or parade, military band performances must be free and open to the public. Marine Bands may perform at fairs, exhibitions, and similar venues with admission fees if the performance is incidental to the primary event and no additional fee is charged to hear the band perform. Additional restrictions may apply.
The primary mission of Marine Band San Diego is to support the Recruit Training Regiment and other depot organizations. Additionally, the band performs a wide variety of music at military ceremonies and civilian events throughout San Diego County and the southwestern United States.
For nearly a century, Marine Band San Diego has thrilled countless thousands throughout the country with its inspiring renditions of patriotic music, classical literature, Big Band and Top 40 favorites, and of course, the marches of John Philip Sousa.
The primary mission of Marine Band San Diego is to provide musical support for military and civic ceremonies. In addition, the fifty Marines of the band perform in several different ensembles: concert band, marching band, brass quintet, woodwind quintet, jazz combo, rock band, and brass band.
In order to encourage music education and showcase the vibrant history and tradition of military music, the band is active in providing clinics and concerts for high school and college students throughout the western United States; serving as musical role models for developing musicians.
Among the band’s most popular performances are the Tournament of Roses Parade, the Holiday Bowl Parade, and annual summer and winter concerts. The band also appears regularly at various professional sporting events such as San Diego Padres and Arizona Cardinals home games. Recent appearances include performances at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, the Lincoln Center in New York City, The Hollywood Christmas Parade, and the Tournament of Roses Parade. For the past 3 years, Marine Band San Diego has been selected to perform during Marine Week in Phoenix, Arizona, Nashville, Tennessee, and Detroit, Michigan. Altogether, the band performs more than 350 appearances each year.
Chief Warrant Officer 2 Randel S. Metzinger was born in Tacoma, Washington and moved to
Master Sergeant Robison enlisted in the Marine Corps and reported to Marine Corps Recruit Depot