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Conservatory Student Kevin Maret Performs At The White House With Military Band Sidewinder

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Conservatory Artist's Certificate percussion student Kevin Maret (playing the djembe) performs with St. Louis, Mo.-based 571st Missouri Air National Guard Band Sidewinder at the White House, April 11, 2012.

Sidewinder's original video performance overseas went viral on YouTube in 2011.

See the White House performance on Reuters video here.

Sidewinder band members include Air Force Staff Sgt. Sean Navarro; Staff Sgt. Ransom Miller; Staff Sgt. Devin LaRue; Staff Sgt. Brian Owens; Tech. Sgt. John Cavanaugh; Staff Sgt. Toby Callaway; Tech. Sgt. Kevin Maret; and Tech. Sgt. Joey Castilleja, perform at the White House on the South Lawn April 11, 2012. Sindwinder, the St. Louis, Mo.-based 571st Missouri Air National Guard Band made famous by their YouTube video performance of Adele's "Rolling in the Deep" is part of the 131st Bomb Wing out of Lambert Air National Guard Base-St. Louis.

Read an article by Bill Phelan from the U.S. Air Force web site  here.

For more information, please contact:

Name: Dana Self
Phone: 816-235-2949
Email: selfdr@umkc.edu