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The U.S. Coast Guard Band

Coast Guard Band Publicity Materials


Greetings from the US Coast Guard Band’s public affairs office! The press materials posted on our website will assist you, a Coast Guard Band tour concert host, in producing a successful, well-attended concert. Except for a press release, a photo and bio of the instrumental soloist, and a concert program, all of the publicity material you need from the band’s public affairs office is on the website.

Should you have any questions about publicizing the concert, please contact the band’s public affairs officer, MUCS Andy Grenci, at (860) 701-6822 or via email.

Coast Guard Band Publicity Materials-Complete (.zip)
(this file contains the entire publicity packet)


I. COAST GUARD BAND BACKGROUND

Photographs and biographies are supplied to familiarize you with the band and to assist you in concert promotion and advertising.


CONCERT BAND

Photos:

USCG Band

 

 

DIRECTORS

LCDR Williamson

DIRECTOR
Lieutenant Commander Adam R. Williamson

BIO (.pdf)

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CWO Wyman

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR
Chief Warrant Officer Richard E. Wyman

BIO (.pdf)

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DIXIELAND JAZZ BAND

Dixieland Jazz Band

BIO (.pdf)

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VOCAL SOLOIST

MU1 Megan Weikleenget

Musician First Class Megan Weikleenget

BIO (.pdf)

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II. MEDIA PROMOTIONS:

These logos and ad samples will help you design both advertisements and tickets based on previous models.


LOGOS

Coast Guard and Department of Homeland Security Logos (.zip file)

Coast Guard Band Logos (.zip file)

Note: Use Coast Guard and Department of Homeland Security logos in advertisements.

SAMPLE ADVERTISING

SAMPLE ADS (.zip)

  1. Coupon ad sample: to create an ad with a mail-in coupon for tickets
  2. Display ad sample: if no tickets are required
  3. Tickets distributed ad sample: once all tickets have been distributed

NEWSPAPER ARTICLES (.pdf)

These samples are provided to show how newspaper articles and other media coverage help to create excitement and interest in the concert.

PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENTS (.pdf)

Use this script to create public service announcements to distribute to local radio stations. The MP3 file of Semper Paratus, the official service song of the US Coast Guard, is included in the .zip file above for use as background music.

TICKET LAYOUT SAMPLES (.pdf)

III. SAMPLE PROGRAMS

Sample Program (.pdf)

We will email a concert program to you several weeks before the concert. A sample is provided here. Copy the program onto 8 ½”x11” paper, double sided. A brochure will be sent to you about two months before the performance. (There is no need to stuff the programs into the brochure.)

 

 

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Last Modified 3/31/2014