16 03, 2023

Mountaineer Media Podcast #113

2023-08-30T03:55:58-04:00March 16th, 2023|Interviews, The White House, U.S. Marine Band, Violin Performances|

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 [...]

1 02, 2021

A White House Anniversary to Remember

2023-08-29T20:18:37-04:00February 1st, 2021|Book Excerpt, The White House, U.S. Marine Band, Violin Performances|

The following story is an excerpt from Peter Wilson’s upcoming book FIRST FIDDLE: A Life of Musical Diplomacy — My 30 years as a Violinist of The White House, which highlights memorable moments from his career as a member of “The President’s Own” United States Marine Band. When I got the call on Saturday in the late afternoon that a new White House job had come in [...]

30 01, 2021

Interview with Julie Mason on SiriusXM’s “POTUS”

2023-08-29T00:56:59-04:00January 30th, 2021|Interviews, The White House, U.S. Marine Band, Violin Performances|

MGySgt Peter J. Wilson on Playing in “The President’s Own” for the Holidays ORIGINAL AIR DATE: DEC 3, 2019 | RUN TIME: 26:56 Master Gunnery Sergeant Peter Wilson, violinist with “The President’s Own” United States Marine Band, talks to Julie Mason about his musical service to the country and plays to Christmas favorites with the assistance of Master Gunnery Sergeant Aaron Clay, Principal Bass of [...]

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