By United States Military Academy BandJuly 20, 2009
The West Point Band will present a concert celebrating the "Year of the NCO" on Sunday, August 2 at 7:30 p.m. at Eisenhower Hall. Highlighting the performance will be Gary Sinise and his Lt. Dan Band performing a number of selections. This concert is free and open to the public.
In addition to the Lt. Dan Band, the Concert Band will present a portion of the performance. Highlights include Liberty Fanfare by John Williams, Henry Fillmore's Americans We, and Fantasy on Army Strong by Mark Isham. Additionally, the Concert Band will perform Shenandoah - Ragged Old Flag with narration provided by Gary Sinise.
Actor and musician Gary Sinise currently stars in the CBS show CSI: NY. Some of his film credits include: Apollo 13, Truman, The Green Mile, and Forrest Gump, for which he was nominated for an academy award. The foundation for Sinise's Lt. Dan Band was was laid in 2003, and in 2004 they made their first overseas USO tour. Since that first overseas tour, in the past five years Gary Sinise and the band have played an average of 30-40 shows per year.
Please allow extra travel time for the 100% vehicle and photo I.D. inspection at Stony Lonesome and Thayer gates. Due to changing security requirements at West Point, call the Academy Band's hotline at 845-938-2617, or check www.westpoint.edu/special before leaving for the concert.
For concert information, cancellations and updates,
call the Academy Band's 24-hour hotline at (845) 938-2617.