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Portsmouth Historical Society to host Navy Band Northeast Brass Quintet

PORTSMOUTH, R.I. — The Portsmouth Historical Society, located at the corner of East Main Road and Union Street, will host the Navy Band Northeast Brass Quintet for a performance at the society.

The performance will be held on Friday, June 28, at 6:30 p.m. in the society’s upstairs meeting room. This concert is free and open to the public.

The meeting room is not ADA accessible but a live video feed will be available on the ground floor museum area. Parking at the society is limited but will be available along Union Street. Information on future Historical Society events is available on their website, 

Established in 1974, Navy Band Northeast is based on board Naval Station Newport and is one of 11 official U.S. Navy bands worldwide, providing musical support for military ceremonies, recruiting, morale and retention programs, and community relations.

This group of 30 professional Navy musicians supports more than 300 engagements annually throughout a 12-state area of responsibility, performing regularly for high-ranking military and civilian dignitaries, Navy Recruiting, public outreach and awareness efforts, and partnership in education programs throughout the Northeast United States.

Navy Band Northeast’s Brass Quintet performs a wide variety of musical styles encompassing traditional and modern brass literature, to Dixieland and patriotic marches.  The Brass Quintet frequently performs for military ceremonies and receptions, public concerts, as well as educational clinics.  Their musical selections are sure to be appreciated by audiences of all ages.

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