MUSICIAN

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Basic Job Info

 
Location
US-AZ-Tucson
 
Begin Date
11/14/2017
 
End Date
12/13/2017
 
Base Pay
N/A
 
Employment Type
Full-Time
 
Manages Others
False
 
Relocation Covered
False

Job Description

OVERVIEW

Musicians specialize in one (or more) of the following instruments/specialties: tuba, trombone, euphonium, bassoon, electric bass guitar, saxophone, flute or piccolo, oboe, clarinet, French horn, percussion, cornet or trumpet, guitar, keyboard, vocalist, and music production.

Musicians perform in a variety of ensembles ranging from ceremonial band to jazz band to small ensembles, playing all styles of music. They are primarily responsible for performing and rehearsing as a professional musician within different ensembles of an Army band.

JOB DUTIES
  • Perform in all musical styles on your instruments, including (but not limited to): marching band, ceremonial band, concert band, classical, jazz, ethnic and popular music compositions
  • Perform on a musical instrument in a variety of ensembles, ranging from solo performance to full concert band
  • Tune an instrument to a given pitch
  • Transpose moderately easy music

Job Requirements

REQUIREMENTS

In order to qualify for a position with the Army band, you must pass one or more auditions.

Those who want to serve must first take the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery, a series of tests that helps you better understand your strengths and identify which Army jobs are best for you.

TRAINING

Job training for a Musician requires 10 weeks of Basic Combat Training and 10 weeks of Advanced Individual Training at the Armed Forces School of Music in Norfolk, Va. 

Some of the training includes:

  • Private instrumental instruction
  • Music theory
  • Sight singing and ear training
  • Group instrumental techniques
  • Percussion techniques
HELPFUL SKILLS
  • Being an accomplished instrumentalist
  • Understanding music theory and harmony
  • Ability to exhibit poise when performing
  • Ability to play more than one instrument
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