A Capitol Fourth

2014 A Capitol Fourth Performers

Jack Everly

Jack Everly is the principal pops conductor of the Baltimore and Indianapolis Symphony Orchestras, Naples Philharmonic Orchestra and National Arts Center Orchestra in Ottawa. He has been onstage with the Los Angeles Philharmonic at the Hollywood Bowl and The New York Pops at Carnegie Hall; appears annually... READ MORE

National Symphony Orchestra

The National Symphony Orchestra of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, led by Music Director Christoph Eschenbach, is recognized not only nationally, but internationally as well, and is considered one of the world's finest ensembles. The Orchestra, in its 82nd season during 2012-13, maintains... READ MORE

Choral Arts Society of Washington

The Choral Arts Society of Washington is a prestigious organization with a rich history of performing locally, nationally and internationally. Comprised of over 170 singers, the Choral Arts chorus has performed with the National Symphony Orchestra, other world-class orchestras, conductors, solo artists and ensembles. In its... READ MORE

The U.S. Army Band "Pershing's Own"

The United States Army Band “Pershing’s Own” has been the premier musical organization of the U.S. Army since 1922 when Army Chief of Staff General John J. “Black Jack” Pershing directed that it be formed to emulate the premier European military... READ MORE

The U.S. Army Herald Trumpets

The U.S. Army Herald Trumpets are the official fanfare ensemble for the President of the United States. Founded in 1959 and patterned after traditional British fanfare trumpet ensembles, the U.S. Army Herald Trumpets were formed to add splendor to official... READ MORE

The U.S. Army Presidential Salute Battery

The 3rd U.S. Infantry Salute Guns Platoon is responsible for rendering honors to visiting foreign dignitaries and heads of state at the White House, the Pentagon and elsewhere in the Washington D.C., area. The platoon also fires the final salutes during many funerals... READ MORE

The Joint Armed Forces Chorus

The Joint Armed Forces Chorus is comprised of chorus members from The U.S. Army Chorus, the Soldiers Chorus of the U.S. Army Field Band, the U.S. Navy Band Sea Chanters and the U.S. Air Force Singing Sergeants. This July Fourth... READ MORE

Military District of Washington

The Military District of Washington works with Capital Concerts in coordinating the Department of Defense participation of the premier service bands and service honor guards.