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Introducing the 8th Div. GM Band!


Read about the Green Machine's newest ensemble!

The 8th Division GM Band is the Green Machine’s newest ensemble!

They were founded fall of 2018 and perform brass ensemble music from the civil war era. Led by Graduate Fellow Chris Troiano, this ensemble has been busy, performing at multiple venues all over the DC area!  On July 4th, the 8th Division GM Band performed at Balls Bluff National Battlefield Park to celebrate our nation’s birthday. On August 4th, they performed at the Winery at Bull Run for the annual Civil War Weekend.  On September 21st, they performed at the opening and closing ceremonies for One Vast Adventure in Frederick Maryland and on September 28th, they performed at George Mason University’s annual “Arts by George” gala. 

Don’t worry, you have not missed your opportunity to hear them perform! On October 5th, you can find the 8th GM Division Band at the Waterford Fair and then again at a battle anniversary concert at Balls Bluff on October 19th.  Come and check them out when you can. They will be sporting their brand new Mason green Civil War era uniforms!

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