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Citadel News Service
28 Sep 2009

Parris Island Marine Band to perform at halftime on Oct. 3

The Parris Island Marine Band will perform during halftime at The Citadel vs. Appalachian State football game on Saturday, Oct. 3 at Johnson Hagood Stadium.


The musicians of the Parris Island Marine Band entertain audiences at more than 225 performances each year across the United States. With the strength of one officer and 50 enlisted Marines, the band travels more than 25,000 miles annually carrying on a long-standing tradition of excellence and service to both the Marine Corps and the country.

The band promises an exciting program the fans are sure to enjoy. Performance numbers may be selected from familiar marches, traditional classics and patriotic favorites, as well as a precise marching and drill show.

Chief Warrant Officer 2 Joshua A. Stone serves as the officer in charge and principal conductor of the Parris Island Marine Band.

Kickoff is at 1 p.m. Tickets to the Southern Conference rivalry game are available by calling 843-953-3647 or on For additional information on the Parris Island Marine Band, please visit

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