In The News: To Washington They’ll Go

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At least four young men from the Jacksonville area will help make history when they toot their horns in the 56th Presidential Inaugural Parade Jan. 20.

The quartet – Thomas Baker (euphonium), Randy Salinas (mellophone), Robert Solomon (tuba) and Daniel Valdelamar (trumpet) – are members of the Cadets Drum and Bugle Corps, an award-winning group of about 150 brass and percussion musicians and color guard members younger than 22 from across the nation. The corps is a program of Youth Education in the Arts based in Allentown, Pa., and is kicking off its 75th anniversary year with its first participation in a presidential inauguration.

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Posted by on Monday, January 12th, 2009. Filed under DCI World.