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Fanfare is the Navy Band's bimonthly newsletter where you can get the most up to date information about the Navy Band. It features a two-and-a-half month performance calendar, articles about Navy Band special events, Navy Band history, vacancies, and the Navy Band's very own Spotlight, an interview
highlighting Navy Band musicians.

















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Fanfare Archive

 

July/August, Volume 36 Number 4

 

Fanfare July/August 2015

A Message from the Commanding Officer
In Dahomey- a new version of an old favorite
Navy Band Videos: A social media experiment
In Memoriam: Retired Chief Musician Richard Bain 1926-2015
In Memoriam: Retired Chief Musician Richard B. Davis 1936-2015
Welcome aboard to Cmdr. Ken Collins, Navy Band's new XO.
Spotlight on Chief Musician Adam Tyler

May/June, Volume 36 Number 3

 

Fanfare May/June 2015

A Message from the Commanding Officer
Navy Recognizes Band Member with Photo Award
Harpist wins Navy Band Concerto Competition!.
Spotlight on MU1 Brandon Almagro

Mar/Apr, Volume 36 Number 2

 

Fanfare March/April 2015

A Message from the Commanding Officer
High School Concerto Competition
From Floridia, Italy to Washington, D.C.
Spotlight on MU1(SW) Justin Cody

Jan/Feb, Volume 36 Number 1

 

Fanfare Jan/Feb 2015

A Message from the Commanding Officer
Concert Band and Sea Chanters prepare for tour
The International Saxophone Symposium returns
Spotlight on MUC Dawn Henry

Nov/Dec 2014, Volume 35 Number 6

 

Fanfare Nov/Dec 2014

A Message from the Commanding Officer
Realignment of Navy music
A look inside Navy Band productions
Spotlight on Lt. j.g. Greg Fritz

September/October 2014, Volume 35 Number 5

 

Fanfare Sept/Oct 2014

A Message from the Commanding Officer
200th anniversary of our national anthem
Saxophone Symposium returns
Spotlight on MUC Pat White

July/August 2014, Volume 35 Number 4

 

Fanfare July/August 2014

A Message from the Commanding Officer
Master Chief Joe Brown retires
Navy Band High School Concerto Competition
Spotlight on...Senior Chief Musician Juan Vazquez

May/June 2014, Volume 35 Number 3

 

Fanfare May/June 2014

A Message from the Commanding Officer
Celebrating the Naval Scool of Music move to Little Creek
Navy Band Cruisers are back on tour!
Spotlight on...Chief Musician Adam Grimm

March/April 2014, Volume 35 Number 2

 

Fanfare March/April 2014

A Message from the Commanding Officer
Winter weather doesn't stop the Navy Band
A Sailor at the Super Bowl
Spotlight on...Musician 1st Class Shawn Purcell

January/February 2014, Volume 35 Number 1

 

Fanfare January/February 2014

A Message from the Commanding Officer
Navy Band 2013 year in review
Navy Band tours are back!
Spotlight on...Chief Musician John Parsons

November/December 2013, Volume 34 Number 6

 

Fanfare November/December 2013

A Message from the Commanding Officer
Tragedy at the Navy Yard
National Tours
Happy Holidays
Spotlight on...Chief Musician Rachel Sarracco

September/October 2013, Volume 34 Number 5

 

Fanfare September/October 2013

A Message from the Commanding Officer
Celebrate the Navy's 238th birthday with the Navy Band
The Sail Loft's
brush with history
In memoriam James A. Savage, 1944-2013
Spotlight on...Chief(select) Musician Christian Johanson

July/August 2013, Volume 34 Number 4

 

Fanfare July/August 2013

A Message from the Commanding Officer
Never Forgotten
Navy Band performs 13th annual Concerto Competition
Spotlight on...Lt. jg Bruce Mansfield

May/June 2013, Volume 34 Number 3

 

Fanfare May/June 2013

A Message from the Commanding Officer
The Debut of e-fanfare!
A new season for Concerts on the Avenue
Spotlight on...MU1 Lera League


March/April 2013, Volume 34 Number 2

 

Fanfare March/April 2013

A Message from the Commanding Officer
Inauguration 2013
In memoriam...Kenneth R. Fennell, 1960-2012
In memoriam...Thomas L. Liley, 1948-2013
Spotlight on...MU1 Sarah Tietsort

January/February 2013, Volume 34 Number 1

 

Fanfare January/February 2013

A Message from the Commanding Officer
Protocol jobs: the Navy Band you don’t see
An inside look at tour operations
Spotlight on...MUCS Pete Czekaj

November/December 2012, Volume 33 Number 6

 

Fanfare November/December 2012

A Message from the Commanding Officer
International Saxophone Symposium
Neil Armstrong Burial at Sea
Spotlight...MUC Trent Turner
Fanfare Survey

 

September/October 2012, Volume 33 Number 5

 

Fanfare September/October 2012

A Message from the Commanding Officer

Navy Band 15th alumni weekend a success

America's Navy turns 237

Spotlight on...MUCM Jeffrey Knutson

In Memoriam

 

July/August 2012, Volume 33 Number 4

 

Fanfare July/August 2012

A Message from the Commanding Officer

WAVES Celebrate 70th Anniversary

Navy Band Celebrates Alumni Weekend

Spotlight on... Lt. Cmdr. Walt Cline

In Memoriam

May/June 2012, Volume 33 Number 3

 

Fanfare Online May/June 2012

A Message from the Commanding Officer

Navy Band's Summer Season is Right Around the Corner

Calling All Young Soloists...Navy Band's High School Concerto Competition

Spotlight on...Chief Musician John Schroeder

In Memoriam

March/April 2012, Volume 33 Number 2

 

A Message from the Commanding Officer

Navy Band musicians reach out to students on the U.S. Virgin Islands

"O Brave New World"

Spotlight on...Senior Chief Musician William Gray

January/February 2012, Volume 33 Number 1

 

Fanfare Online January/February 2012

A Message from the Commanding Officer

In Memoriam:
Cmdr. Donald W. Stauffer 1919-2011 Cmdr. Philip H. Field 1938-2011

International Saxophone Symposium Celebrates 35 Years

Spotlight on...MU1 Shana Sullivan

November/December 2011, Volume 32 Number 6

 

Fanfare Online November/December 2011

A Message from the Commanding Officer

Hispanic Heritage Month

"Home for the Holidays" Navy Band's Annual Holiday Concert

Spotlight on...Musician 1st Class Amanda Polychronis

September/October 2011, Volume 32 Number 5

 

Fanfare Online September/October 2011

A Message from the Commanding Officer

Navy Band remembers Sept. 11, 2001

Navy Band celebrates the Navy's 236th birthday

Cedric Peter Boehr 1957-2011

Spotlight on...Chief Musician Scott Silbert

July/August 2011, Volume 32 Number 4

 

Fanfare July/August 2011

A Message from the Commanding Officer

Concerts at the Capitol

What's popular on the blog

Navy Band's annual Silent Auction raises money for NMCRS

Coming to the Navy birthday or Holiday concert this year? New e-ticket procedures announced!

Spotlight on...Musician 1st Class Joseph M. Friedman

May/June 2011, Volume 32 Number 3

 

Fanfare May/June 2011

A Message from the Commanding Officer

Concerts on the Avenue to commemorate 100 years of naval aviation

Navy Band’s 11th annual High School Concerto Competition concert

Command master chief selected

Spotlight on...Senior Chief Musician Keith D. Hinton

Welcome Aboard

Congratulations and Farewell

March/April 2011, Volume 32 Number 2

 

Fanfare March/April 2011

A Message from the Commanding Officer

An Interview with Branford Marsalis

Pioneers of Navy music: A history of African-Americans in the Navy music program

Spotlight on... Senior Chief Musician James W. Armstrong, III

January/February 2011, Volume 32 Number 1

 

Fanfare January/February 2011

A Message from the Commanding Officer

The 34th annual International Saxophone Symposium

Marie McLean Townsend, pioneer of the Navy Music Program

Spotlight on... Senior Chief Musician Paul E. Johnson

November/December 2010, Volume 31 Number 6

 

Fanfare November/December 2010

A Message from the Commanding Officer

An Interview with Dr. Mallory Thompson

Season of Magic

Spotlight on... Navy Band web team and interview with MUC Stacy Loggins

Coming Soon….Navy Band's 34th International Saxophone Symposium

Congratulations and Farewell to MUCs Robert A. Vuono and Russell V. Gross

September/October 2010, Volume 31 Number 5

 

Fanfare September/October 2010

A Message from the Commanding Officer

Navy Band Presents Special Concerts

Navy Band celebrates the Navy’s 235th birthday

Spotlight on... Navy Band Archives

Coming Soon….Navy Band International Saxophone Symposium and Commodores on Tour

In Memoriam

July/August 2010, Volume 31 Number 4

 

Fanfare July/August 2010

A Message from the Commanding Officer

Navy Musician Teaches Rowing to Wounded Warriors

New Edition of Concert Favorite Premiered by Philadelphia Orchestra

Navy Band Celebrates Alumni Weekend

Spotlight on MU1s Benjamin L. Bransford III and Casey J. Elliott

In Memoriam