The United States Army Field Band and Soldiers’ Chorus will performUMAINE logo at 7 p.m. Monday, March 31 at the Collins Center for the Arts. The University of Maine School of Performing Arts and the Bangor Daily News are sponsoring the show, which will include 16 UMaine students as guest performers and Christopher White, UMaine Symphonic Band director, as a guest conductor for one piece.

The United States Army Field Band has been performing for more than 60 years and travels nationally and internationally to perform. Since its formation in 1946, the Field Band has appeared in all 50 states and in more than 30 countries on four continents. The Field Band’s 65 members are selected by competitive audition and are called “The Musical Ambassadors of the Army.” The United States Army Soldiers’ Chorus was founded in 1957 and is the vocal complement of the United States Army Field Band.

Tickets for the event are free, but are limited to four tickets per request. Tickets can be obtained by mailing a request in a self-addressed stamped envelope to:

ATTN: U.S. Army Field Band Tickets

University of Maine School of Performing Arts

5788 Class of 1944 Hall

Orono, ME 04469-5788

For more information on the performance or to request a disability accommodation, call the School of Performing Arts at 207-581-4703. More information on the musical performers of the band and chorus is available online (

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