Let every nation know, whether it wishes us well or ill, that we shall pay any price, bear any burden, meet any hardship, support any friend, oppose any foe to assure the survival and the success of liberty.
~ John F. Kennedy ~

I have never been able to think of the day as one of mourning; I have never quite been able to feel that half-masted flags were appropriate on Decoration Day. I have rather felt that the flag should be at the peak, because those whose dying we commemorate rejoiced in seeing it where their valor placed it. We honor them in a joyous, thankful, triumphant commemoration of what they did.
~ Benjamin Harrison ~

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Music Celebrations International
in partnership with
The American Veteranís Center and the United States Air Force
Present the 9th Annual
National Memorial Day Choral Festival

Featuring 9 choirs from throughout the United States and the United States Air Force Orchestra

Craig Jessop, Artistic Director and Conductor
Col. Larry Lang, Conductor United States Air Force Band
Col. Arnald Gabriel, Conductor Emeritus, United States Air Force Band

Civilian choristers and Armed Forces musicians team up once again for a grand concert honoring those who have fallen while defending the United States of America. Program to include "Call of the Champions," "The Last Full Measure of Devotion," and John Rutter's' masterpiece "Mass for the Children" plus more!

Concert starts at 3:00pm

Thank you for your interest in the
National Memorial Day Choral Festival performance!

Online ticketing for this event has closed.
However, reserved tickets will be distributed in the Grand Foyer in front of the Concert Hall entrance, beginning at 1:00p.m. on the day of the performance. There will be a stand-by line in the Hall of Nations, in the event there are unused tickets.