U.S. Navy Concert Band

Center for the Arts, Concert Hall, Fairfax Campus


With featured soloists Valentine Michaud, Kenneth Tse, and Chief Musician Jonathan Yanik

The 44th International Saxophone Symposium, hosted by the U.S. Navy Band, features over 150 performances, masterclasses and lectures designed for musicians of all ages. First hosted in 1978, the International Saxophone Symposium annually features some of the most renowned saxophonists in the world while highlighting the prominence of the saxophone in both classical and jazz literature. 

Friday night's concert presents the U.S. Navy Concert Band with a mixture of band pieces and classically oriented saxophone solos. Featured soloists will include Valentine Michaud, Kenneth Tse, and Chief Musician Jonathan Yanik.

This event is open to the public and no tickets are required. The U.S. Navy Band Commodores will also perform a concert on Saturday, January 13 at 8 p.m. with special guest Lucas Pino. For more information on the symposium happening January 12–13, please visit the U.S. Navy Band’s website.