25th ID hosts free joint military band concert Saturday night

| May 20, 2016 | 0 Comments
The combined-services band performs during the 29th Joint-Military Service Band Appreciation Concert at the Hawaii Theatre, May 24, 2014. (Photo by Kristen Wong, Oahu Publications)

The combined-services band performs during the 29th Joint-Military Service Band Appreciation Concert at the Hawaii Theatre, May 24, 2014. (Photo by Kristen Wong, Oahu Publications)

25TH Infantry Division and
Hawaii Theatre
News Releases
HONOLULU — In recognition of National Military Appreciation Month, the Honolulu Council of the Navy League, Hawaii Theatre Center, and Major General Charles A. Flynn, Commanding General of the 25th Infantry Division will host the 31st Annual Combined Military Band Appreciation Concert on Saturday, May 21 at 6 p.m. at Hawaii Theatre Center.

The concert brings Hawaii’s top military musicians together in a rare production featuring patriotic selections, marches, classics and lighter repertoire as the Army, Marine Corps, Navy, Air Force and the Hawaii Army National Guard combine for an evening’s experience designed to be memorable.

Army Lead
The lead military band for this year’s concert is the 25th Infantry Division Band, “Army Music Hawaii.” The band is led by Commander and Bandmaster, Chief Warrant Officer 4 Jonathan Ward, and 1st Sgt. Jeremy Davis, band first sergeant.

The memorable concert will also feature bandmasters and musicians from all military service bands across Oahu including the U.S. Marine Corps’ U.S. Marine Corps Forces Pacific Band, the U.S. Navy’s U.S. Pacific Fleet Band, the U.S. Air Force’s U.S. Air Force Band of the Pacific-Hawaii, and the Hawaii — Army National Guard’s 111th Army Band.

Military Appreciation Month
National Military Appreciation Month encourages U.S. citizens to observe May as a symbol of patriotic unity, to honor current and former members of the U.S. Armed Forces, as well at those who have died in the pursuit of freedom and peace.

Seating begins at 5 p.m. for guests with tickets on a first-come, first-served basis. Any unoccupied seats remaining at 5:45 p.m. will be open to anyone on a space-available basis.
This event is not to be missed, and is sure to leave audience members proud of our service members and veterans everywhere.
(Editor’s note: News releases from the 25th Infantry Division and Hawaii Theatre were used in this article.)

Combined Military Band Concert
What: The 31st Annual Combined Military Band Appreciation Free Concert
When: Saturday, May 21 at 6 p.m.
Where: Hawaii Theatre Center, 1130 Bethel Street, Honolulu
Cost: FREE
Tickets: Ticket and event information are available from the Hawaii Theatre box office located at 1130 Bethel Street (between Hotel and Pauahi Streets) during regular box office hours, Tuesday through Saturday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., by calling 808-528-0506, or
Online: visit www.hawaiitheatre.com

Musicians from Hawaii’s armed services will be performing at this historic Hawaii Theatre Center in Honolulu for the 31st Combined Military Band Appreciation Concert, May 21. The concert is free and open to the public. (Photo by Christine Cabalo, Oahu Publications)

Musicians from Hawaii’s armed services will be performing at this historic Hawaii Theatre Center in Honolulu for the 31st Combined Military Band Appreciation Concert, May 21. The concert is free and open to the public. (Photo by Christine Cabalo, Oahu Publications)

Hawaii Theatre Center
The Hawaii Theatre Center was established in 1984 as a private nonprofit organization to restore and operate the historic Hawaii Theatre as a multipurpose performance facility for artistic, cultural, entertainment and educational events and to promote the redevelopment of the downtown Honolulu/Chinatown area.
Opened on Sept. 6, 1922 as the flagship of Consolidated Amusement Company, the 1,400-seat Hawaii Theatre is listed on both the State and National Registers of Historic Places. It reopened in 1996 after an extensive restoration and has been recognized by the League of Historic American Theatre as the 2005 Outstanding Historic Theatre in America.
In 2006, Hawaii Theatre Center received a National Preservation Honor Award from the National Trust for Historic Preservation.
To learn more, visit www.hawaiitheatre.com.

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