News: Battle Color Detachment Tour
Story by Staff Sgt. Joshua Miles
MARINE BARRACKS, Washington, DC - From historic Marine Barracks, Washington, DC. the presentation of the Battle Color Detachment is part of the Marine Corps Battle Color Ceremony, which includes the United States Marine Corps Silent Drill Platoon, the Official Color Guard of the Marine Corps, and "The Commandant's Own," The United States Marine Drum & Bugle Corps.
The United States Marine Corps Battle Color Ceremony program will perform during three ceremonies in the Ontario area. Beginning on 9 March at Rosemead, H.S. at 3:00pm and continuing on 10 March with performances at Grand Terrace H.S. at 10:00am and Colony H.S. at 6:00pm.
This presentation is part of the Marine Corps Battle Color Ceremony, which includes the United States Marine Corps Silent Drill Platoon and Color Guard from historic Marine Barracks, Washington, DC.
The smash hit You Can’t Stop the Beat from the award winning Broadway show “Hairspray” opens this years program followed by a percussion feature from the 'golden age of ragtime,' Xylophonia. Next is an original work composed by drum corps Director, Major Brian Dix in celebration of this ensembles 80 year musical voyage. Based on the theme ‘America,’ the first half of the program closes with Birth of a Drum Corps.
A medley from Elmer Bernstein’s iconic motion picture soundtrack
The Magnificent Seven opens the second half followed by Brian Setzer's big band treatment from his 1980’s pop hit Rock This Town. Closing this year’s program is The National March of the United States, John Phillip Sousa’s The Stars and Stripes Forever.
Music in Motion 2014 will be performed throughout the Battle Color Detachment Tour this Spring, Marine Corps Sunset Parades at the Marine Corps War Memorial in Arlington VA this summer, along with events concerts and ceremonies throughout the year.
Please contact us for more performance information.