Naval School of Music

Naval School of Music The Naval School of Music provides specialized training for selected personnel of the Navy and Marine Corps. It is the first stop after basic training for instrumentalists and vocalists seeking to join the ranks of the U.S.
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Basic course, class 20090, graduates pose for a class photograph after their graduation ceremony.
11/20/2020

Basic course, class 20090, graduates pose for a class photograph after their graduation ceremony.

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11/20/2020

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Congratulations to Lance Cpl. Bartley M. Gallagher on his selection as the Naval School of Music Student of the Month fo...
11/10/2020

Congratulations to Lance Cpl. Bartley M. Gallagher on his selection as the Naval School of Music Student of the Month for October 2020!

Gallagher, a native of #Shoreham, #NewYork, enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps in 2020 to change his lifestyle, instill a greater discipline in his craft, increase his skill set, and become a strong leader.

Before joining the U.S. Marine Corps, he attended State University of New York at Fredonia, obtaining a bachelor's degree in Music Performance.

He has been a #trumpet student in our basic course for six months.

While at the Naval School of Music, he has benefited most from the leadership opportunities.

His musical influences are Philip Smith, Bud Herseth, Youngblood Brass Band, and Canadian Brass. His teachers, Alex Jokipii, Eric Bush, and Dr. John Marchiando, have done an amazing job in guiding him to where he is today.

His hobbies are physical fitness (especially weightlifting), hiking, traveling, and being outdoors.

"Bravo Zulu" to Lance Cpl. Gallagher on this noteworthy accomplishment!!

#Marine Detachment, Naval School of Music

Chief Warrant Officer 4 Jack K. Davis, commanding officer at the Marine Detachment, Naval School of Music, presents the ...
11/10/2020

Chief Warrant Officer 4 Jack K. Davis, commanding officer at the Marine Detachment, Naval School of Music, presents the Student of the Month Award for October 2020 to Lance Cpl. Bartley M. Gallagher. Gallagher was selected for his professional attitude, scholastic progress, and individual efforts during October.

*Basic Students Band Members:  Lance Cpl. Hunter T. Davis (Drum set), LanceCpl. Jiajun Hong (Piano), Lance Cpl. Wolfgang...
10/27/2020

*Basic Students Band Members: Lance Cpl. Hunter T. Davis (Drum set), Lance
Cpl. Jiajun Hong (Piano), Lance Cpl. Wolfgang J. Lynn (Guitar), and Seaman
Austin Yancey (Saxophone)

* Staff Band Members: Sgt. Spencer C. Day (Saxophone - guest), Musician 1st
Class David "Lee" Koelz (Trumpet - guest), Musician 1st Class Benjamin L.
Fodor (Trombone - guest), and Mr. James S. Lambie (Bass)

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10/27/2020

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Basic course graduates pose for a class photograph after their graduation ceremony.
10/23/2020

Basic course graduates pose for a class photograph after their graduation ceremony.

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10/23/2020

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Live Production Technician Course, class 20035, graduates pose for a photograph after their graduation ceremony.
10/16/2020

Live Production Technician Course, class 20035, graduates pose for a photograph after their graduation ceremony.

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10/16/2020

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Congratulations to Lance Cpl. Kasie N. Wagner on her selection as the Naval School of Music Student of the Month for Sep...
10/16/2020

Congratulations to Lance Cpl. Kasie N. Wagner on her selection as the Naval School of Music Student of the Month for September 2020!

Wagner, a native of #Weeki #Wachee, #Florida, enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps in 2020 to pursue her dream of doing what she loves for a living.

Before joining the U.S. Marine Corps, she worked as a Certified Nursing Assistant at a hospital and performed small music gigs on the side.

She has been a #vocalist student in our basic course for five months.

While at the Naval School of Music, she has benefited most from the popular music group (PMG) performances because she is from a classical background, and PMG require a certain stage presence and microphone techniques.

She holds a Bachelor of Music in Vocal Performance from the University of Florida.

Her musical influences are Tom Thorke, Jack White, and Stevie Nicks.

Her hobbies include traveling around the country and discovering new hiking trails and local cuisine.

"Bravo Zulu" to Lance Cpl. Wagner, on this noteworthy accomplishment!!

#Marine Detachment, Naval School of Music

Cmdr. Mark K. Corbliss, commanding officer at the Naval School of Music, presents the Student of the Month Award for Sep...
10/16/2020

Cmdr. Mark K. Corbliss, commanding officer at the Naval School of Music, presents the Student of the Month Award for September 2020 to Lance Cpl. Kasie N. Wagner. Wagner was selected for her professional attitude, scholastic progress, and individual efforts during September.

The new short URL to get our new official website is  www.netc.navy.mil/NSM.
10/08/2020
Naval School of Music

The new short URL to get our new official website is www.netc.navy.mil/NSM.

The Naval Education and Training Command recruits and trains those who serve our nation, taking them from street-to-fleet by transforming civilians into highly skilled, operational, and combat-ready warfighters, while providing the tools and opportunities for continuous learning and development.

Welcome Aboard!Please join us in welcoming Musician 1st Class Jonah A. David to the Naval School of Music.David, a nativ...
10/02/2020

Welcome Aboard!

Please join us in welcoming Musician 1st Class Jonah A. David to the Naval School of Music.

David, a native of South Orange, New Jersey, is a #percussion instrumentalist. He joins our team after completing the Unit Leader Course (ULC) here at the Naval School of Music. Before attending the ULC, he completed a successful tour with U.S. Naval Forces Europe Band in Naples, Italy, where he served as a Jewish religious lay leader, public affairs officer, and administrative petty officer.

Welcome aboard, MU1! We are excited to have you as a member of our team!

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09/21/2020

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Basic course, Class 20070, graduates pose for a class photograph after their graduation ceremony.
09/19/2020

Basic course, Class 20070, graduates pose for a class photograph after their graduation ceremony.

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09/18/2020

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Congratulations to Seaman Jonathan D. Quintero Estepa on his selection as the Naval School of Music Student of the Month...
09/17/2020

Congratulations to Seaman Jonathan D. Quintero Estepa on his selection as the Naval School of Music Student of the Month for August 2020!

Quintero Estepa, a native of #Fajardo, #Puerto #Rico, enlisted in the U.S. Navy in 2020 for the opportunity to earn a living doing what he loves, making music, and being a part of the world's greatest Navy.

Before joining the U.S. Navy, he attended the Universidad del Sagrado Corazon and was a freelance musician and producer.

He has been a #percussion student in our basic course for six months.

While at the Naval School of Music, he has benefited most from his ceremonial, marching, and brass band classes, because it has been his first approach to these musical styles.

He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Production and Marketing of Events from Universidad del Sagrado Corazon, Puerto Rico.

His musical influences are Ruben Blades, Alexander Abreu, Johnny Pacheco, Alejandro Sanz, Buddy Rich, Cultura Profetica, and the Fania All-Stars.

His hobbies include musical production, cinematography, surfing, and soccer.

"Bravo Zulu" to Seaman Quintero Estepa on this noteworthy accomplishment!!

Cmdr. Mark K. Corbliss, commanding officer at the Naval School of Music, presents the Student of the Month Award for Aug...
09/17/2020

Cmdr. Mark K. Corbliss, commanding officer at the Naval School of Music, presents the Student of the Month Award for August 2020 to Seaman Jonathan D. Quintero Estepa. Quintero Estepa was selected for his professional attitude, scholastic progress, and individual efforts during August.

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09/17/2020

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Welcome Aboard!Please join us in welcoming Musician 1st Class Vincent K. Moody to the Naval School of Music!Moody, a nat...
09/15/2020

Welcome Aboard!

Please join us in welcoming Musician 1st Class Vincent K. Moody to the Naval School of Music!

Moody, a native of #Severn, #Maryland, is a #trumpet instrumentalist. He joins our team after a successful tour with U.S. 7th Fleet Band in Yokosuka, Japan, where he served as the leading petty officer and operations coordinator.

Welcome aboard, MU1! We are excited to have you as a member of our team!

Naval Station Newport, Rhode Island
08/31/2020

Naval Station Newport, Rhode Island

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Basic course students and support staff members pose for a class photo following their capstone performance.
08/28/2020

Basic course students and support staff members pose for a class photo following their capstone performance.

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08/28/2020

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Welcome Aboard!Please join us in welcoming back Lt. Cmdr. David J. Latour, our new executive officer (XO), to the Naval ...
08/25/2020

Welcome Aboard!

Please join us in welcoming back Lt. Cmdr. David J. Latour, our new executive officer (XO), to the Naval School of Music!

Latour, a native of #Pawtucket, #Rhode #Island is a #percussionist instrumentalist. He joins our team after a successful tour with Navy Office of Community Outreach in Millington, Tennessee, where he served as the Asset Support and Policy Department Head.

Welcome aboard, XO! We are excited to have you back as a member of our team!

Basic course, Class 20060, graduates pose for a class photograph after their graduation ceremony.
08/21/2020

Basic course, Class 20060, graduates pose for a class photograph after their graduation ceremony.

Music Basic Course provides basic musical training to enlisted personnel of the Navy and Marine Corps. The course includ...
08/21/2020

Music Basic Course provides basic musical training to enlisted personnel of the Navy and Marine Corps. The course includes private
instrumental lessons, ensemble training in concert band, jazz ensemble, drill/ceremonies, combo, improvisation, percussion techniques, and music theory and ear training.

Music Basic Course provides basic musical training to enlisted personnel of the Navy and Marine Corps. The course includes private
instrumental lessons, ensemble training in concert band, jazz ensemble, drill/ceremonies, combo, improvisation, percussion techniques, and music theory and ear training.

Unit Leader Course graduates pose for a class photograph after their graduation ceremony.
08/14/2020

Unit Leader Course graduates pose for a class photograph after their graduation ceremony.

The Unit Leader Course provides qualified personnel with advanced technical knowledge and skills required to perform the...
08/14/2020

The Unit Leader Course provides qualified personnel with advanced technical knowledge and skills required to perform the duties of the ceremonial conductor, drum major, and small ensemble leader. Advanced training includes rehearsing and conducting ceremonial bands, performing the duties of drum major for ceremonial bands, rehearsing contemporary music ensembles, analyzing and writing advanced music, and performing technical and non-musical support for performances.

The Unit Leader Course provides qualified personnel with advanced technical knowledge and skills required to perform the duties of the ceremonial conductor, drum major, and small ensemble leader. Advanced training includes rehearsing and conducting ceremonial bands, performing the duties of drum major for ceremonial bands, rehearsing contemporary music ensembles, analyzing and writing advanced music, and performing technical and non-musical support for performances.

Congratulations to Lance Cpl. Claire E. Molohon on her selection as the Naval School of Music Student of the Month for J...
08/12/2020

Congratulations to Lance Cpl. Claire E. Molohon on her selection as the Naval School of Music Student of the Month for July 2020!

Molohon, a native of #Maple Grove, #Minnesota, enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps in 2019 to get out of her comfort zone and be challenged physically and mentally. She felt it was also a great way to continue as a musician and is excited to travel with the band!

Before joining the U.S. Marine Corps, she was a caregiver for special needs adults.

She has been a #flute student in our basic course for six months.

While at the Naval School of Music, she has benefited most from individual lessons. She feels that Sgt. Brooke V. Bart has brought out the best of her abilities, and she is excited to continue developing her skills.

She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Music from the University of St. Thomas (St. Paul, MN) and studied abroad in Rome for a semester.

Her musical influences are Saint-Saens, Thousand Foot Krutch, Luke Bryan, and Bethel Music.

Her hobbies are camping, traveling, and cooking.

“Bravo Zulu” to Lance Cpl. Molohon on this noteworthy accomplishment!!

#Marine Detachment, Naval School of Music

Lt. Cmdr. David J. Latour, executive officer at the Naval School of Music, presents the Student of the Month Award for J...
08/12/2020

Lt. Cmdr. David J. Latour, executive officer at the Naval School of Music, presents the Student of the Month Award for July 2020 to Lance Cpl. Claire E. Molohon. Molohon was selected for her professional attitude, scholastic progress, and individual efforts during July.

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08/06/2020

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Unit Leader Course (ULC) students and support staff members pose for a group photograph following the ULC capstone.
08/03/2020

Unit Leader Course (ULC) students and support staff members pose for a group photograph following the ULC capstone.

Unit Leader Course (ULC) students and supporting staff members perform during the ULC popular music group capstone.
08/03/2020

Unit Leader Course (ULC) students and supporting staff members perform during the ULC popular music group capstone.

Band Members:

* Musician 1st Class Carl J. Schulte (featured vocalist) and U.S. Army Sgt. 1st Class Patricia T. Conyers (vocalist); Musician 1st Class Jonah A. David (percussion); Musician 1st Class Jacob D. Stith (guitar); Mr. James S. Lambie (bass); retired Chief Musician Michael H. Wells (keyboard)

* Sound and Lighting: Musician 2nd Class Nathan N. Ward and Gunnery Sgt. Andrew R. Hewett

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1420 Gator Blvd
Virginia Beach, VA
23459-2617

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Tuesday 07:00 - 16:00
Wednesday 07:00 - 16:00
Thursday 07:00 - 16:00
Friday 07:00 - 16:00

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For all those interested, the School of Music veterans cap is available! Use this link or click below to order yours!
Join the concert bands who have already put on their program this new arrangement of "Bohemian Rhapsody". To listen to it: 🔊 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JKKn35sL22Y to get it : https://www.profs-edition.com/partition-harmonie/bohemian-rhapsody-harmonie
How can I get my transcript sent to my new college?
I went to this school...is the Army not there anymore? I loved it.
I GRADUATED IN 1963, ORDERS TO FIRST MAR. DIV. BAND, WENT WITH BAND TO DANANG, RVN, 1965. 5563/0211, HQ.CO.,HQ.BN., FIRST MAR. DIV. (FORWARD).
Christmas concert at the US Navy School Of Music 1964 Little Creek Naval Base-The Marine ‘Gunny’ Sergeant who introduces me was one of my students going for his commission. The piece is straight forward but I tried to add some gemutlichkeit....MERRY CHRISTMAS To All!
ATTENDED IN 1955, 1956. LOVED EVERY MINUTE OF IT. NOW AT AGE 81 IT IS ONE OF MY FONDEST TIMES
Still a performing musician and still carrying on the mission of sharing the pride of serving our Great Country through being a US Army Musician (02T) Class of Feb 1980!!! HOOAAAAHHHH
USMC Second MAW Field Band at the SOM in the 1980's https://www.facebook.com/JacobKaye/videos/8237445730/
Happy Holidays from the Latvian National Guard orchestra! https://www.facebook.com/ZemessardzesOrkestris/videos/2344786415750495/
I attended Navy School of Music in 1959-1960 in Anacostia, MD. Shipped out in Unit Band #155. Did two Far East Tours. Still playing sax today at 78 yrs young.