The United States Naval Academy Band Brass Ensemble, under the direction of Lieutenant Diane Nichols, will perform on Sunday, February 8 at 5:00 p.m. at the Cathedral of Mary Our Queen in Baltimore, MD. The United States Naval Academy Band, “The Navy’s Oldest and Finest,” has been providing music for the Brigade of Midshipmen and surrounding community since 1852. Located at the Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland, this premier military band offers world-class ensembles which perform a variety of musical styles, ranging from classical to contemporary. The Brass Ensemble performs original works for brass, orchestral transcriptions, and arrangements by ensemble members. Under the direction of Senior Chief Musician Jarrod Williams, the Naval Academy Band Brass Ensemble takes pride in preserving the rich heritage of brass music while embracing and promoting new music in a meaningful and entertaining manner suitable for all audiences. Naval Academy Band concerts are free and open to the public with no tickets required. The Cathedral of Mary Our Queen is located at 5200 N. Charles Street in Baltimore. For more information on this and other Naval Academy Band performances, please visit the band’s Facebook page, or call (410) 293-1262.