Pearl Harbor 75th Anniversary

Departing Pearl HarborA 2016 special, this option is a true once in a lifetime performance opportunity in Hawaii; a chance to play at the 75th Anniversary commemoration at Pearl Harbor. The USS Missouri and EMI Hawaii work together to host a massive band performance, with students from both the United States and Japan. This is meant to serve as a performance in memory of a day that forever changed history for both countries, a somber, memorable, and respectable performance for your group to be a part of.

This 75th anniversary commemoration takes place on Wednesday of the week of events in December, the mass band performance taking place at noon at the Battleship Missouri Memorial. This event is free and open to the public. If you choose to stay longer you can take part in several different events December 1-11th, including high school student tours, beach-side movies and documentaries, and countless memorial ceremonies in some of the most gorgeous places in Hawaii.

Pay your respects and play your instruments in this gorgeous setting, a truly amazing performance opportunity your marching band group won’t want to miss out on.