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The United States Army Field Band & Soldiers' Chorus

Marsee Auditorium
Monday, Nov 5, 2018 at 8:00 PM (PT)

The United States Army Field Band & Soldiers’ Chorus

The Soundtrack of the American Soldier - featuring Tom Hooten, trumpet

November 5 @ 8 p.m. | FREE Admission | Marsee Auditorium

*Pre-concert discussion with guest composers begins @ 7 p.m.

This event is part of the Concert Band & Soldiers' Chorus Fall Tour 2018.

For Groups of 10 or more, please call the Ticket Office at (310) 329-5345 or email

**Please Note: Ticket holders should be seated by 7:45 p.m. Unclaimed seats will be released to non-ticket holders at 7:50 p.m.**

Parking is free for this event!

An evening of music from the Hollywood films that have a large impact on American culture and the perception of Soldiers' lives and sacrifices. Program to include film music from composers John Williams, Mark Isham, Jeff Beal, Laura Karpman, Joseph DeBeasi, Joshua Mosier, and Tim Simonec. This FREE concert, featuring the 60-member Concert Band and 29-member Soldiers’ Chorus, uses musical and visual elements to honor and highlight the contributions of our Soldiers. Tickets are required for this event.

A pre-concert discussion is scheduled prior to the US Army Field Band & Soldiers’ Chorus performance, starting at 7 p.m. in the Marsee Auditorium: Scoring the Soldier's Story: How Film Music influences the stories of our Army's history, from past to present.

Prior to the evening's concert, our guest composers will discuss their respective experiences in writing music for various film/TV/media projects that depict the inspiration and perseverance of our Soldiers' service and sacrifice. Guests will include composers such as Mark Isham (Once Upon A Time TV Series, Crash), Jeff Beal (House of Cards, The Long Road Home), Laura Karpman (Underground, Paris Can Wait), Joseph DeBeasi (American Sniper), Josh Moshier (Baskets TV series, Happy Anniversary), and Tim Simonec (Famed Hollywood Composer, Orchestrator, Conductor, Arranger). The discussion will be moderated by Dr. Berkeley Price, Dean of Fine Arts at El Camino College. The discussion is open to all ticket-holders and will begin promptly at 7 p.m.

The Concert Band and Soldiers’ Chorus perform regularly in some of the most famous concert halls in the world, and just as often in the humblest auditoriums in the smallest of communities. The joining of these two ensembles allows them to offer unparalleled versatility of programming, ranging from orchestral masterworks and operatic arias to Sousa marches, jazz classics, and Broadway musicals. The band and chorus also perform independently, and have recently shared the stage with such ensembles as the Boston Pops, the Cincinnati Pops, the Detroit Symphony Orchestra, and the National Symphony Orchestra.

In addition to their national tours, formal concerts, chamber recitals, and educational outreach, members of the Concert Band & Soldiers’ Chorus frequently represent the Army at formal and ceremonial functions, including the Presidential Inaugural Parade, presidential funerals, the Army All-American Bowl, and diplomatic efforts overseas.

Ensemble website: CLICK HERE


Hearing assistance is available. Please see the House Manager. A photo I.D. or credit card is required to check out the device.

Child Policy: The Center for the Arts encourages families to enjoy performances together; however, in consideration of other ticket holders, unless specified, most performances are not suitable for infants and toddlers. All persons, regardless of age, must have a ticket. If you have any questions regarding this policy or the age appropriateness of a performance for your child, please contact the Ticket Office at (310) 329-5345. Please note: Children under 5 years of age will not be admitted to any El Camino College Theatre Department play or musical.

Online ticket sales end four (4) hours prior to a performance's scheduled start time.

Parking is FREE for this event. Should you have any questions regarding parking accommodations, please contact the Ticket Office or visit our college website:

Contact information

For additional information, please call Center for the Arts at (310) 329-5345 or email


El Camino College Students that are required by class curriculum to attend a performance at Center for the Arts venues are required to complete a Student Attendance Check-Out Form (yellow form) which can be picked up in the lobby upon entering the event venue. Students must have a valid ticket to enter the venue. Completed forms can be given to an usher at the end of the event as you exit the venue.

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Ticket Office is open one hour before a scheduled performance.

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Online ticket sales ended on 11/5/2018 at 4:00 PM (PT)