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Samantha Massell performs with USAF Concert Band on Guest Artist Series

The United States Air Force Concert Band performs during their Guest Concert Series at the Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall and Arts Center in Alexandria, Va., Feb. 20, 2020. The band consists of 52 active duty Airmen who actively engage the local community in the nation's capital through numerous concert series, reaching millions globally through live radio, television and internet broadcasts. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Spencer Slocum)

The United States Air Force Concert Band performs during their Guest Concert Series at the Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall and Arts Center in Alexandria, Va., Feb. 20, 2020. The band consists of 52 active duty Airmen who actively engage the local community in the nation's capital through numerous concert series, reaching millions globally through live radio, television and internet broadcasts. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Spencer Slocum)

Samantha Massell, singer, sings during the U.S. Air Force Band’s Guest Concert Series at the Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall and Arts Center in Alexandria, Va., Feb. 20, 2020. Massell has a degree in both English and musical theatre from the University of Michigan. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Spencer Slocum)

Samantha Massell, singer, sings during the U.S. Air Force Band’s Guest Concert Series at the Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall and Arts Center in Alexandria, Va., Feb. 20, 2020. Massell has a degree in both English and musical theatre from the University of Michigan. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Spencer Slocum)

Col. Don Schofield, The United States Air Force Band commander and conductor, conducts during the Guest Concert Series at the Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall and Arts Center in Alexandria, Va., Feb. 20, 2020. The concert featured the United States Air Force Concert Band, members of the Singing Sergeants and their guest performer, Samantha Massell. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Spencer Slocum)

Col. Don Schofield, The United States Air Force Band commander and conductor, conducts during the Guest Concert Series at the Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall and Arts Center in Alexandria, Va., Feb. 20, 2020. The concert featured the United States Air Force Concert Band, members of the Singing Sergeants and their guest performer, Samantha Massell. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Spencer Slocum)

Senior Master Sgt. Matthew Irish, superintendent of outreach for The U.S. Air Force Band, Samantha Massell, singer, and Master Sgt. Emily Wellington, Singing Sergeants alto vocalist sing together during the band’s Guest Concert Series at the Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall and Arts Center in Alexandria, Va., Feb. 20, 2020. The concert featured a lineup of more than 10 songs including pieces from “The Sound of Music” and Walt Disney’s “Pocahontas”. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Spencer Slocum)

Senior Master Sgt. Matthew Irish, superintendent of outreach for The U.S. Air Force Band, Samantha Massell, singer, and Master Sgt. Emily Wellington, Singing Sergeants alto vocalist sing together during the band’s Guest Concert Series at the Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall and Arts Center in Alexandria, Va., Feb. 20, 2020. The concert featured a lineup of more than 10 songs including pieces from “The Sound of Music” and Walt Disney’s “Pocahontas”. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Spencer Slocum)

A concert guest views a program during the U.S. Air Force Band Guest Concert Series at the Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall and Arts Center in Alexandria, Va., Feb. 20, 2020. The program outlines each performance and a list of all band members with what instrument they play. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Spencer Slocum)

A concert guest views a program during the U.S. Air Force Band Guest Concert Series at the Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall and Arts Center in Alexandria, Va., Feb. 20, 2020. The program outlines each performance and a list of all band members with what instrument they play. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Spencer Slocum)

Master Sgt. David Balandrin, U.S. Air Force Concert Band French hornist, performs during the Guest Concert Series at the Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall and Arts Center in Alexandria, Va., Feb. 20, 2020. The band has five assigned French horn players and over 15 different instruments apart of the ensemble. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Spencer Slocum)

Master Sgt. David Balandrin, U.S. Air Force Concert Band French hornist, performs during the Guest Concert Series at the Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall and Arts Center in Alexandria, Va., Feb. 20, 2020. The band has five assigned French horn players and over 15 different instruments apart of the ensemble. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Spencer Slocum)

A music sheet rests on a music stand before the start of the U.S. Air Force Band’s Guest Concert Series at the Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall and Arts Center in Alexandria, Va., Feb. 20, 2020. The band performed various songs including “Colors of the Wind”, “My Funny Valentine” and “America the Beautiful”. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Spencer Slocum)

A music sheet rests on a music stand before the start of the U.S. Air Force Band’s Guest Concert Series at the Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall and Arts Center in Alexandria, Va., Feb. 20, 2020. The band performed various songs including “Colors of the Wind”, “My Funny Valentine” and “America the Beautiful”. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Spencer Slocum)

Col. Don Schofield, The United States Air Force Band commander and conductor, shares a laugh with a concert attendee before the Guest Concert Series at the Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall and Arts Center in Alexandria, Va., Feb. 20, 2020. The concert featured the United States Air Force Concert Band, members of the Singing Sergeants and their guest performer, Samantha Massell. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Spencer Slocum)

Col. Don Schofield, The United States Air Force Band commander and conductor, shares a laugh with a concert attendee before the Guest Concert Series at the Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall and Arts Center in Alexandria, Va., Feb. 20, 2020. The concert featured the United States Air Force Concert Band, members of the Singing Sergeants and their guest performer, Samantha Massell. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Spencer Slocum)

JOINT BASE ANDREWS, Md. --

The U.S. Air Force Concert Band and members of the Singing Sergeants performed with guest singer Samantha Massell for the second installment of the Guest Artist Series Feb. 20, 2020, at the Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall and Arts Center in Alexandria, Virginia.

The Guest Artist Series concerts provide free opportunities for the public to experience the U.S. Air Force Band performing with notable guest artists from around the nation.

“It was an honor to share the stage with the Air Force Band. I really couldn’t have had more fun,” Massell said.

The performance featured Broadway pieces from the stage and screen showcasing Ms. Massell's talent.

“Performing with Ms. Massell was great in the respect that she is a subject matter expert in this specific field and she brings a unique talent that we learned from,” said Col. Don Schofield, commander and conductor of The United States Air Force Band.

Massell is also a writer and actress with a Bachelor of Arts in English and a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in musical theatre from the University of Michigan. She has appeared on TV shows including “Chicago Fire,”  “NCIS: New Orleans” and “Elementary.”

The U.S. Air Force Band has featured artists such as saxophonist Joe Lulloff, percussion soloist Michael Burritt and singer Joni James.

“It was awesome seeing the Air Force Band,” said Madeline Jessal, a concert attendee. "I definitely want to come out for the next guest concert.”

The U.S. Air Force Band has one more Guest Artist Series concert slated to be performed with bass trombonist George Curran on March 19.