Thursday, October 20, 2011
Last night, Capt. Walden, Master Chief Musician Kevin Dines and Senior Chief Musician Mike Bayes participated on "Face to Face," a live interview program on WTJX channel 12, the Virgin Islands' local public television station. The program is hosted by long-time local TV personality Addie Ottley, and included Alton Augustus Adams Jr., the son of Chief Adams, Ms. Karen Hughes and Mr. Cornell Williams, both of International Capital and Management Company, which is hosting this visit by the Navy Band. The discussion ranged from Adams' influence on the cultural life of the islands, and our outreach mission here to young music students, to the concert performance by the Navy Band tonight.
It was another very busy but extremely rewarding day for us. Today is our last full day on the Virgin Islands, with another high school outreach program this morning, and the concert in the evening. It promises to be just as fulfilling as all the other days of this trip. We're looking forward to it!
Master Chief Musician Aaron Porter is the Navy Band's public affairs director.