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Honor and Praise: Riderwood to Host U.S. Navy Band Brass Quartet on May 27

April 16, 2015

Silver Spring, MD—Riderwood, the Erickson Living retirement community, will host the U.S. Navy Band Brass Quartet for a special concert to celebrate Armed Forces Day. The concert will take place on Wednesday, May 27 at 2pm in the Encore Theater (Lakeside Commons Clubhouse).  Sponsored by the resident-led Veterans Legacy Group, the event is free and open to the public. The musical tribute will also provide attendees with the opportunity to reflect upon and honor  the women and men who voluntarily serve  our nation in the  military.  Formed in October, 1999, the U.S. Navy Band Brass Quartet has shared  its music with thousands of people worldwide.  The group is led by Chief Musician John P. Schroeder, accompanied by Chief Musician Stanley H. Curtis and Musicians 1st class Philip J. Eberly  and Anthony  J. Halloin.   In addition to its public performances, the Brass Quartet has provided musical support during official ceremonies at the Pentagon, Navy Memorial, Naval Observatory, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, National Defense University and the Women in Military Service For America Memorial.  Riderwood is located at 3140 Gracefield Road, Silver Spring, MD 20901.  For more information, please contact Heather Hicks-Mello at 301-572-1300 or heather.hicks-mello@erickson.comAbout Riderwood:  Riderwood is one of eighteen continuing care retirement communities managed by Erickson Living.  Located in Silver Spring, Maryland, the scenic 120-acre campus is home to more than 2,500 residents.  Riderwood is the ideal greater Washington, D.C. retirement destination offering a true sense of community, convenience beyond compare and a sensible financial structure.