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From the White House to Omaha: “The President’s Own” U.S. Marine Band to Perform at Millard West High School

Get ready for an unforgettable musical evening as "The President's Own" United States Marine Band comes to Millard West High School on October 2, 2023! This is a unique opportunity for our community to enjoy a free concert by the premier ensemble of the Marine Corps. It's the first time they've been in Nebraska in five years.

Led by Marine Band Director Col. Jason Fettig, the concert will feature a fantastic lineup including traditional band pieces, iconic Sousa marches, contemporary compositions, vocal and instrumental solos, and a patriotic tribute to our Armed Forces. The Marine Band has a rich history, dating back to 1891 when John Philip Sousa, the 17th director, initiated the concert tour tradition.


Event Details:

  • Date: October 2, 2023
  • Time: 7:30 p.m. (Please be seated by 7:15 p.m.)
  • Location: Millard West High School, Omaha
  • Admission: Free (limit 4 tickets per request)
  • Reserve your free tickets starting September 2nd at

This incredible performance wouldn't be possible without the hard work of organizers from Millard West High School, including Band Director John Keith. 

This concert is part of the Marine Band's extensive 31-day tour across the Midwest, covering over 4,600 miles and bringing their exceptional performances to 29 cities in 11 states. Don't miss out on this incredible opportunity to witness musical excellence up close!

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U.S. Marine Band