Master Gunnery Sergeant Peter Wilson served as a member of “The President’s Own” United States Marine Chamber Orchestra for 30 years, serving five Presidents and playing for several others during his tenure.
In this episode, Wilson shares some of his favorite memories inside the White House, including a surprise, private anniversary dinner for the Pres. Obama and the First Lady. He also recounts his fun interaction with President Reagan, soloing for John Williams, Queen Elizabeth II, and Pope John Paul II.
Wilson’s upcoming memoir, “First Fiddle,” is in the works and set to be released soon.