Naval Academy Band Welcomes Audiences To Upcoming Shows

USNA Offers A Variety Of Performances This Spring


Join United States Naval Academy (USNA) bands for a variety of performances this spring.

Pipes & Drums Spring Concert
Friday, March 25, 7:00pm
Mahan Hall — general admission
Tickets: $11, Children $5

The USNA Pipes and Drums band was formed in 1996 through an endowment from the USNA class of 1961. The band is an active ensemble in the musical activities department at the academy. It is one of only two active duty pipe bands in the military — the other being the Corps of Cadets Pipes and Drums at West Point. The midshipman ensemble includes bagpipers, highland drummers and highland dancers and can be seen in a variety of performances throughout the year: in formal parades, formations, Celtic and Renaissance festivals, competitions, and on the concert stage.

Combined Men's and Women's Glee Club Concert

Friday, April 1, 7:00pm
Main Chapel — general admission
Doors open at 6:30pm
Tickets: $19, Children $8

The Naval Academy Men's and Women's Glee Club join forces to present a 90-minute concert featuring patriotic favorites, sea shanties, Broadway, and sacred songs in the beautiful setting of the Naval Academy chapel.

Spring Organ Concert

Friday, April 8, 7:00pm
Main Chapel — general admission
Doors open at 6:30pm
Tickets: $16
Featuring Monte Maxwell - director of chapel music and chapel organist

Monte Maxwell received his undergraduate degree at Texas Christian University and his graduate degree from The Juilliard School in New York. Additionally, he was invited to study at the prestigious Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia where he earned the Artist Diploma, the conservatory's most distinguished degree in organ performance.

Maxwell's performing career has taken him to numerous concert halls, churches and cathedrals, including esteemed venues such as New York’s Lincoln Center, St. Patrick’s Cathedral, the Kennedy Center and St. Peter’s Basilica in Rome. He has performed in Europe, South America and Canada. Maxwell's annual All Saints' Day organ concert has become a staple of the Naval Academy and greater Annapolis cultural community.


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