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Country:

AUSTRALIA

State:

VICTORIA

City:

MELBOURNE

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

The Defence Force School of Music was established in 1984. 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 Air Force to qualify them for employment and leadership in Defence...

Country:

FRANCE

State:

ÎLE-DE-FRANCE

City:

VERSAILLES

Special Indexes:

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

Notes:

Commandement des Musiques de l'Armée de Terre (COMMAT) trains military musicians for the French military. Recruits need to have completed the secondary school baccalaureat diploma in music before being accepted for audition after which they undergo three months of military training and a program of...

Country:

GERMANY

State:

NORDRHEIN-WESTFALEN

City:

BONN

Special Indexes:

Band Conducting, Military Music Academies

Notes:

Set up in 2009, this is the superior Military Music Centre of the Bundeswehr. Initially consisting of just three subordinate units, by 2014 this Bonn-based Centre currently manages all 14 orchestras and bands of the Bundeswehr's military music service. It trains musicians for careers in military ban...

Country:

GUATEMALA

State:

City:

GUATEMALA CITY

Special Indexes:

Military Music Academies

Notes:

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. Young male and female recruits may enter and complete secondary schooling with specialisation i...

Country:

IRELAND

State:

City:

DUBLIN

Special Indexes:

Military Music Academies

Notes:

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:

UNITED KINGDOM

State:

ENGLAND

City:

UXBRIDGE

Special Indexes:

Band Conducting, Military Music Academies

Notes:

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

Notes:

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....

Country:

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

Notes:

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...