Also called "Pershing's Own," the chorus, whose members speak more than 26 languages and dialects, is one of the few professional male choruses in the U.S.
In the Chorus's repertoire are traditional military music, pop, Broadway, folk, and classical tunes.
Accompanying the singers at St. John's will be organist and Staff Sergeant Dan Campolieta.
St. John's Episcopal Church, Lafayette Square, Washington, D.C./Photo by Patricia Leslie
First Wednesday concerts begin at 12:10 p.m. and last about 35 minutes. Food trucks are located at Farragut Square, two blocks away.
Who: The U.S. Army Chorus
What: First Wednesday Concerts
When: 12:10 p.m., October 5, 2016
Where: St. John’s, Lafayette Square, 1525 H Street, NW, at the corner of 16th, Washington, D.C. 20005
How much: No charge
Duration: About 35 minutes
Metro stations: McPherson Square (White House exit), Farragut North, or Farragut West
For more information: Contact Michael Lodico, St. John's director of music ministry, at 202-270-6265.
Future dates and artists of the First Wednesday Concerts are:
November 2: Director of Music Ministry at St. John's, Michael Lodico will play German and French organ music.
December 7: Madrigal Singers from St. Albans & National Cathedral schools will sing seasonal music under the direction of Brandon Straub.
January 4, 2017: Concert organist Janet Yieh will play works by Mendelssohn, Messiaen, and the "Beatles" Toccata
February 1: Jazz vocalist Sara Jones will sing a Winter Escape, accompanied by the Dan Dufford Ensemble
April 5: Soloists from St. John's Choir will sing.
May 3: Director of Music, Christ Church, Georgetown, Thomas Smith, will play A Journey to Merrie Olde England - A Recital of English Organ Music
June 7: Bach's Brandenburg Concerto No. 2 will be played by the U.S. Air Force Strings with Mary Bowden on the trumpet