University of Tennessee Alumnus to perform as vocalist in Bush funeral service


A University of Tennessee Alumnus will perform as a vocalist at the national funeral service for former President George H.W. Bush Wednesday. 

University of Tennessee Alumnus Master Sgt. Kevin Bennear will perform as a vocalist for “The President’s Own” United States Marine Chamber Orchestra during President George H. W. Bush’s national funeral service on Wednesday.

The United States Marine Chamber Orchestra has been known as ‘The President’s Own’ since 1801 when President John Adams invited the band to perform at the White House. 

The national funeral service from the Washington National Cathedral will begin at 11 a.m. and will be broadcast live on ABC.

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