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NEWPORT, R.I. - The Northeast Navy Pops Ensemble will perform a holiday concert in Spruance Auditorium at the Naval War College (NWC) on December 11 at 6:30 p.m. Faculty, staff and guests of NWC and Naval Station Newport (NAVSTA) as well as the public are invited to attend this annual event sponsored by NAVSTA.
The band represents the Navy at public concerts throughout the Northeast Region. Most notable are public performances during the holidays and summer concerts played for the local Navy and civilian communities. This ensemble is comprised of talented musicians from around the country and provides musical entertainment for audiences of all ages.
Navy Band Northeast is recognized as one of the nation's finest military bands. They continually strive to define, realize, and maintain the highest standards of excellence in the military and musical communities.
The band will perform a wide variety of classic and modern holiday favorites during its 75-minute NWC concert.

NEWPORT, R.I. (December 3, 2010) The Northeast Navy Band regularly performs the standard repertoire associated with military bands and wind ensembles, as well as selections from Broadway musicals, current popular artists, and sounds of the big band era. The versatility of this group allows it to play a wide variety of musical styles, including modern and traditional concert band, patriotic favorites, and popular hits of today. (Photo provided by Navy Band Northeast)
Members of the general public, who are interested in attending and don’t have current access to Naval Station Newport, must call 401-841-3538 or e-mail by 3 p.m. on Thursday, December 9, to add their names and names of guests to the gate access list for the event.
Navy Band Northeast was officially established in 1974, and is one of 13 official bands of the United States Navy. Under the direction of  Lieutenant Junior Grade Scott Mythen, the band is located on board Naval Station Newport, Rhode Island.

For more information about Navy Band Northeast, visit their website at
By Naval War College Public Affairs