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Interservice Saxophone Ensemble

Sgt. 1st Class Matthew Carmichael, Master Sgt. Jeremy Koch, Gunnery Sgt. Steven Temme, Staff Sgt. Doug O'Connor, soprano saxophone
Master Sgt. Gregory Ridlington, Tech. Sgt. Carolyn Braus, Musician 1st Class Patrick Martin, Tech. Sgt. Ricky Parrell, alto saxophone
Senior Master Sgt. Jake McCray, Master Sgt. Scott Weinhold, Sgt. 1st Class Eli Gonzalez, Staff Sgt. Rachel Perry
Staff Stg. Matthew Evans, Musician 1st Class Adrienne Moore, Sgt. 1st Class Michelle Acton, baritone saxophone
Staff Sgt. Justin Polyblank, bass saxophone
Sgt. 1st Class Chris Branagan, conductor

Four Dances from Estancia, Op. 8a, Alberto Ginastera, arr. Audrey Cupples
"Los trabajadores agrícolas
Danza del trigo
Los peones de hacienda

Sextour, Jean-Georges Kastner, arr. Sigurd Rascher

Serenade for Wind Instruments in D minor, Op. 44, Antonín Dvořák, arr. SSG Doug O'Connor
I. Moderato, quasi marcia
II. Minuetto, Tempo di minuetto
III. Andante con moto
IV. Finale, Allegro molto


The Interservice Saxophone Ensemble (ISSE) is comprised of musicians from the premiere military bands of the United States Armed Forces. The ISSE performs arrangements of marches, large-scale orchestral and band works, and original works for saxophone. Under the direction of Master Sergeant Steven Temme of "The President's Own" United States Marine Band, the ISSE performs annually at the United States Navy Band International Saxophone Symposium. Recent programs have included the music of Hector Berlioz, Henry Fillmore, Gustav Holst, Charles Ives, Sergei Prokofiev and John Philip Sousa. The 2018 ISSE includes members of the United States Air Force Band, The United States Army Band "Pershing's Own," the United States Navy Band, and "The President's Own" United States Marine Band.