Michael J. Colburn, MA Music '91, the director of the President's Own, the United States Marine Band, was promoted to colonel on July 3 by President George. Australian-born conductor Heather J. Buchanan, PhD, is Professor of Music and Past-Director of the “The Presidents Own” United States Marine Band (USA). “The President's Own,” in collaboration with lecture by Miss Lucy E. Broadwood, a Brit- COLONEL MICHAEL J. COLBURN, DIRECTOR, U.S. MARINE BAND. Colonel Michael J. Colburn is the di- rector of the Marine Band. The website tells us that as Director of “The President's Own,” Col. Colburn is music. USMC. Art: Mr. John T. Dyer,Jr. Personal Papers: Mr.J. Michael Miller. Soviets Greet iTh President's Own' U.S. Marine Band. Sousa led the United States Marine Band, known as 'The Presidents Own', He has made appearances at many music festivals and has made recordings on both. United States Marine Band. “The President's Own”. Washington, D.C.. Maj Michael J. Colburn. Palmetto Middle School. Jazz Ensemble. Pinecrest, Florida. THE PRESIDENT S OWN UNITED STATES MARINE BAND CHANGE of COMMAND CONCERT and CEREMONY Michael J. Colburn, conducting with special guest conductor Colonel. Colonel Michael J. Colburn is 27th Director of “ThePresident's Own” United States Marine Band. During histwenty years with “The President's Own,” Col. Ceremonial music provided by the United States Marine Band, "The President's Own" under the direction of Lt Col Michael J. Colburn and Capt.