PARKERSBURG - The 65-piece Concert Band of the U.S. Army Field Band and the 29-voice Soldiers' Chorus will perform a free concert at 7 p.m. today in the Field House at Parkersburg High School.
No tickets are needed for the performance, but attendees are asked to be in their seats by 6:45 p.m. as all seating is first-come, first-seated. Doors will open for seating at 6 p.m.
The concert is sponsored by The Parkersburg News and Sentinel with the cooperation and support of Parkersburg High School.
Also taking part in the concert will be several PHS students.
PHS students Cassie Brown, Rebecca Cooper, Elliott Clark, Britton Dudley, Emily Cramer, Katie Quillen, John Bolton and Conner Nesselroad will be singing with the Soldier's Chorus.
Paige Hughes, piccolo; Codey Siers, tuba; Darcy McDougle, horn; Bobby Wolfe, trombone; Jason Dehaven, trumpet; Hyland Markle, percussion; Tyler Cunningham, percussion; Emily Tingler, percussion; Gabby Frontera, clarinet; and Donovan Kelly, baritone, will be performing with the Concert Band.
The PHS Navy Cadet Corps will present the colors prior to the performance.
While featuring a wide variety of music, the concert also will include a tribute to the various military branches, veterans, families and military supporters.