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Tuba Audition - U.S. Navy Band

Postby navyband.auditions » Wed Aug 21, 2019 4:08 pm

Overview: The United States Navy Band, located in Washington, D.C., has an immediate opening for the position of Tuba in the Concert/Ceremonial Band. Auditions will be held on Nov. 4, 2019, with application materials due by Oct. 21, 2019.

About the United States Navy Band: The United States Navy Band is the Navy's premier musical organization, based in Washington, D.C. The Concert/Ceremonial Department is regularly staffed by 85 musicians who rotate between concert and ceremonial duty. Recognized as one of the finest wind ensembles in the world, the Concert Band has performed marches, patriotic selections, orchestral transcriptions and modern wind ensemble repertoire on national tours, public concerts and educational conferences for nearly 100 years. The Ceremonial Band performs music at official military government functions and other special events, including ceremonies for high-level military and civilian government officials at the White House and Pentagon, and funerals at Arlington National Cemetery.

Starting salary for a new member of the U.S. Navy Band is $62,065-$66,925, plus 30 days paid leave annually and full benefits for members and dependents. Members may also be eligible for an enlistment bonus (up to $10,000) and/or the Student Loan Repayment Program (up to $65,000). Those selected for the U.S. Navy Band are advanced to the paygrade of E-6 (musician first class) following recruit training, under a contract for permanent duty with the U.S. Navy Band. Applicants must be aged 18 to 39 and otherwise qualified for service in the U.S. Navy.

Please contact navyband.auditions@navy.mil or 202-433-2840 for more information.

https://www.navyband.navy.mil/auditions.html
For more information about Navy Band auditions, email navyband.auditions at navy dot mil (please include name of the ensemble and instrument in the subject line) or contact the auditions supervisor.
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Re: Tuba Audition - U.S. Navy Band

Postby cbettler » Tue Nov 05, 2019 4:17 pm

Did anyone win?
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Re: Tuba Audition - U.S. Navy Band

Postby David Zerkel » Tue Nov 05, 2019 5:23 pm

Joseph Guimaraes, a DMA student at the University of Georgia was the winner. He is a really fine player.
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Re: Tuba Audition - U.S. Navy Band

Postby mikebmiller » Tue Nov 05, 2019 10:06 pm

Go Dawgs!
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Re: Tuba Audition - U.S. Navy Band

Postby cbettler » Tue Nov 05, 2019 11:04 pm

Congratulations, Joseph!
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