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Country:

AUSTRALIA

State:

VICTORIA

City:

MELBOURNE

Special Indexes:

Arts Management/Music Management, Band Conducting, Choral Conducting, Military Music Academies

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The Defence Force School of Music was established in 1984 when the former Army School of Music moved from its Balcombe site. It provides courses of training to musicians for the musical and ceremonial requirements of the Royal Australian Navy, the Australian Army Band Corps and the Royal Australian ...

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BAHRAIN

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City:

Special Indexes:

Military Music Academies, Suzuki, Traditional Instrument Performance

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The Bahrain Music Institute was established in 2000. Supported both by government and private sector organisations, it offers music programs to young people and adults. Customised Band Master and Instrumental courses are designed to develop national and regional military band capabilities and skills...

Country:

FRANCE

State:

ÎLE-DE-FRANCE

City:

VERSAILLES

Special Indexes:

Band Conducting, Library Collections, Military Music Academies, Sound Archives

Notes:

The institution was founded in 1792 and was granted its current name and status in 1978. The conservatory trains military musicians for the French army, navy, air force, national police and gendarmerie. Students need an undergraduate music qualification at level 3 (Licence) before entry and undergo ...

Country:

GERMANY

State:

NORDRHEIN-WESTFALEN

City:

BONN

Special Indexes:

Band Conducting, Military Music Academies

Notes:

The school trains musicians for careers in military bands. It works in close collaboration with the Robert-Schumann University in Düsseldorf. A number of bases are spread throughout Germany. ...

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GUATEMALA

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City:

GUATEMALA CITY

Special Indexes:

Military Music Academies

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This co-educational school, founded in 1872, was granted its current name and status in 1950. It trains musicians to serve in the military bands of Guatemala and is attached to the national Banda Marcial. ...

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IRELAND

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City:

DUBLIN

Special Indexes:

Military Music Academies

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The Army School of Music was formed in 1922. The bands perform at both military and civilian events, ceremonials and festivals. There are also pipe bands. In addition to its ceremonial duties, the school organises free public recitals in parks and provides school concerts for educational purposes. E...

Country:

MOROCCO

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City:

RABAT

Special Indexes:

Military Music Academies

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The Conservatory operates two orchestras, one of symphony proportions....

Country:

UNITED KINGDOM

State:

ENGLAND

City:

UXBRIDGE

Special Indexes:

Band Conducting, Military Music Academies

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Royal Air Force Music Services consists of a Headquarters and three main Bands, each having their own ensembles of various sizes - the Central Band of the Royal Air Force, The Band of the Royal Air Force College, and the Band of the Royal Air Force Regiment. Each band comprises many smaller groups,...

Country:

UNITED KINGDOM

State:

ENGLAND

City:

PORTSMOUTH

Special Indexes:

Band Conducting, Instrument Making/Maintenance, Military Music Academies

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The Royal Naval School of Music was founded in 1903. It is the professional music service of the Royal Navy and Royal Marines and as such has an international reputation for the quality and variety of music it performs. In 1950 the School was re-named the Royal Marines School of Music. The versatili...

Country:

UNITED KINGDOM

State:

ENGLAND

City:

TWICKENHAM

Special Indexes:

Arts Management/Music Management, Band Conducting, Instrument Collections, Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Military Music Academies

Notes:

The British Army has 30 bands and employs some 1100 musicians. Kneller Hall, established in 1857, offers music training for serving members of the army who join as band musicians. Normal entry age is 18, by audition, with performing standard at least Grade 7 level (Associated Board). Tuition is offe...

Country:

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

State:

COLORADO

City:

COLORADO SPRINGS

Special Indexes:

Military Music Academies

Notes:

The Academy was established in 1954. Parts of the Academy resemble a civilian university with training courses. Air Force band conductors have given clinics in various aspects of music making. A Young Artist Program allows students to perform with the Academy Band in some public concerts....

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UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

State:

MARYLAND

City:

ANNAPOLIS

Special Indexes:

Band Conducting, Community Music Training, Library Collections, Military Music Academies

Notes:

The United States Naval Academy was founded in 1845. It does not actively recruit candidates for musical programs at the Academy, but auditions reveal those with talent and past experience in music activities. The US Naval Academy Band in Annapolis is one of two premiere Navy Bands offering permanen...

Country:

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

State:

SOUTH CAROLINA

City:

CHARLESTON

Special Indexes:

Jazz/Popular Music Performance, Library Collections, Military Music Academies, Traditional Instrument Performance

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A four-year state-supported co-educational military college founded in 1842. No individual performance tuition is given, but entry for practising musicians is by audition. There are two main bands - the Regimental Band of about 80 cadet musicians, and the Regimental Pipe Band of around 30 to 35 pip...

Country:

YEMEN

State:

City:

SANA’A

Special Indexes:

Military Music Academies

Notes:

This is the home of the military band of the Yemen Arab Republic. The band participates in military ceremonial events and also is involved in civilian music and dance performances, particularly on national important days. It trains young men to play for national occasions, such as holidays or milita...