Job Description: The special band musician performs as a musician or in direct support of the mission of the U.S. Army Band, U.S. Army Field Band, U.S. Military Academy Band or the 3rd Infantry (The Old Guard) Fife and Drum Corps. Job duties include: play in or lead bands, orchestras, combos and jazz groups; perform in military and civilian ceremonies, street parades, concerts, festivals and dances; perform all applicable styles of music; transpose music by sight as required; supervise and perform organizational maintenance of equipment.

  • Branch Branch: Army
  • Ratings Average Rating:
  • Desinnation Designation: 42S
  • Average Required Test Average Salary: $63,221
  • Entry Type Entry Type: Enlisted
  • Required Test ASVAB:
  • Degree Degree: High School or GED
  • Age Age: 17-34
  • Citizen Citizen: U.S. or Permanent Resident
  • Category Category: Arts & Media
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