National Memorial Day 2020 was held in Washington DC where many people performed on this special occasion.
Performers for National Memorial Day 2020
Joe Mantegna (Actor) – Known for House of Games, Searching for Bobby Fisher, Godfather III.
Gary Sinise (Actor) – Known for Forrest Gump.
GENERAL COLIN L. POWELL, USA (RET.) : Known for holding senior military and diplomatic positions across four presidential administrations.
Cynthia Erivo (Actor) – Known for The Color Purple. Recipient of Academy Award, Golden Globe, and SAG nominee.
Renée Fleming (Actor) – Winner of four Grammy Awards and the U.S. National Medal of Arts.
Sam Elliott (Actor) – Known for Lifeguard, The Hero, The Man Who Killed Hitler and then the Bigfoot, I’ll See You in My Dreams, Mask, Fatal Beauty, Road House, Rush.
Laurence Fishburne (Actor) – Known for Steven Spielberg’s The Color Purple, Steven Zaillian’s Searching for Bobby Fischer, Mr. Singleton’s Higher Learning, Clint Eastwood’s Mystic River and cult classics, Deep Cover and King of New York.
Mary McCormack (Actor) – Known for Boeing-Boeing, The West Wing, In Plain Sight
Esai Morales (Actor) – Known for Bad Boys, La Bamba, Rapa Nui, Mi Familia, Fast Food Nation, Paid in Full, The Line, Atlas Shrugged: Part II
CeCe Winans (Singer) – The best-selling and most-awarded female gospel artist of all time
Kelli O’Hara (Actor) – Known for The Accidental Wolf, CBS All Access’ The Good Fight, Blue Bloods, N3mbers, and the animated series Car Talk.
Trace Adkins (Singer) – Three-time Grammy Award-nominee, Adkins has won three Academy of Country Music Awards, including the 2009 Single of the Year Award for You’re Gonna Miss This and Vocal Event of the Year with Blake Shelton for Hillbilly Bone in 2010
Christopher Jackson (Actor/Songwriter/Composer) – Known for starring as George Washington in the critically acclaimed, award-winning musical Hamilton on Broadway
Jack Everly (American conductor) – Mr. Everly was conductor of the American Ballet Theatre for 14 years, where he served as Music Director.
The National Symphony Orchestra ( American Symphony Orchestra) – The NSO’s community engagement projects are nationally recognized, including NSO In Your Neighborhood, an annual week of approximately 50 performances in schools, churches, community centers and other unexpected venues
The Military District of Washington Honor Guard (Major command of US Army) – The Military District of Washington works with Capital Concerts in coordinating the Department of Defense participation of the Premier Service Bands and Service Honor Guards
The U.S. Army Herald Trumpets (For signaling the approach of the President of the United States at state occasions with entrance and exit fanfares) – Founded in 1959 and patterned after traditional British “fanfare” trumpet ensembles, the U.S. Army Herald Trumpets were formed to add pageantry to official military ceremonies.
The U.S. Army Chorus, Army Voices, and Army Band Downrange – The U.S. Army Chorus was established as the vocal counterpart of The United States Army Band “Pershing’s Own,” and is one of the nation’s only professional men’s choruses.
The U.S. Navy Band Sea Chanters – The U.S. Navy Band Sea Chanters chorus performs a variety of music including traditional choral music, sea chanteys, patriotic fare, opera, Broadway and contemporary music.
The U.S. Air Force Singing Sergeants – The Singing Sergeants, the official chorus of The United States Air Force, is one of the world’s most versatile and traveled choral organizations.
The Soldier’s CHORUS of the U.S. Army Field Band – The Soldiers’ Chorus is the vocal component of The United States Army Field Band of Washington, DC. This 23-member mixed chorus travels throughout the nation and abroad, performing both independently and jointly with the Concert Band.