Director of Bands
Eastern High School
12400 Old Shelbyville Rd.
Middletown, KY 40243
From: email@example.com <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Wednesday, September 2, 2015 1:37 PM
To: Arthur, Mike D
Subject: From the Marine Band concerto competition
Greetings! I hope your school year is off to a great start!
I'm putting the word on the street about our 2015-16 Concerto Competition
for High School Musicians. Would you be willing to pass on the information
to the KMEA and all of your contacts?
Here is the scoop:
2016 Concerto Competition for High School Musicians
“The President’s Own” United States Marine Band, in conjunction with the
Marine Corps Heritage Foundation, is pleased to announce its annual
concerto competition for high school musicians. The winner will appear as
a guest soloist with the U.S. Marine Band and receive a $2,500 cash prize
from the Marine Corps Heritage Foundation. The runner up will receive a
$500 cash prize. The deadline is Nov. 16, 2015.
The final round of the competition will take place at 2 p.m., Saturday,
Feb. 13, 2016 at John Philip Sousa Band Hall at the Marine Barracks Annex
in southeast Washington, D.C. The final round is presented as a recital
and is open to the public. The winner will perform in concert with the
Marine Band at 2 p.m., Sunday, April 10, 2016 in the Washington, D.C.
Please click the link, or cut and paste into your browser, for the
Can you recommend any other avenues to get the word out?
Many, many thanks for your help!
All the best,
Kristin S. duBois
Master Sergeant, USMC
U.S. Marine Band Public Affairs
Direct: (202) 433-5813
Public Affairs Office: (202) 433-5809