Bandmaster

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A bandmaster is the leader and conductor of a band, usually a concert band, military band, brass band or a marching band.wikipedia
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Military band

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A bandmaster is the leader and conductor of a band, usually a concert band, military band, brass band or a marching band.
The conductor of a band commonly bears the title of Bandmaster or Director of Music.

Concert band

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A bandmaster is the leader and conductor of a band, usually a concert band, military band, brass band or a marching band.
The conductor of a band commonly bears the title of Bandmaster or Director of Music.

Warrant officer (United Kingdom)

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In the British Army, bandmasters of the Corps of Army Music now hold the rank of staff sergeant, warrant officer class 2 or warrant officer class 1.

Band sergeant major

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The senior playing musician of the band is normally the band sergeant major (or band corporal major in the Household Cavalry), a warrant officer class 2, although bandmasters (who are also appointed as training instructors) are expected to play within sections as and when required.
The BSM also functions as the band's second senior non-commissioned officer (NCO) after the bandmaster and has various administrative duties.

Quartermaster sergeant

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Until the introduction of warrant officers to the Royal Marines in 1973, the appointment of bandmaster was held by colour sergeants and that of staff bandmaster by quartermaster sergeants (equivalent to a warrant officer class 2), and there were no warrant officer class 1 equivalents in the Band Service.
Quartermaster sergeants could also hold the appointments of company sergeant major and staff bandmaster.

Music director

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The term bandmaster is also used in the cruising industry to describe the onboard musical director, responsible for musical direction for all onboard theatre shows with guest artists and for production shows, writing and arranging for the orchestras as well as band discipline.
A music director, musical director, or director of music is the person responsible for the musical aspects of a performance, production, or organization, for example the artistic director and usually chief conductor of an orchestra or concert band, the director of music of a film, the director of music at a radio station, the person in charge of musical activities or the head of the music department in a school, the coordinator of the musical ensembles in a university, college, or institution (but not usually the head of the academic music department), the head bandmaster of a military band, the head organist and choirmaster of a church, or an organist and master of the choristers (the title given to a director of music at a cathedral, particularly in England).

Colour sergeant

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Until the introduction of warrant officers to the Royal Marines in 1973, the appointment of bandmaster was held by colour sergeants and that of staff bandmaster by quartermaster sergeants (equivalent to a warrant officer class 2), and there were no warrant officer class 1 equivalents in the Band Service.
In the Royal Marines Band Service, the bandmasters of the seven Royal Navy Volunteer Bands usually hold the rank of band colour sergeant.

Bandleader

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Conducting

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A bandmaster is the leader and conductor of a band, usually a concert band, military band, brass band or a marching band.

Band (rock and pop)

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A bandmaster is the leader and conductor of a band, usually a concert band, military band, brass band or a marching band.

British brass band

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A bandmaster is the leader and conductor of a band, usually a concert band, military band, brass band or a marching band.

Marching band

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A bandmaster is the leader and conductor of a band, usually a concert band, military band, brass band or a marching band.

British Army

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In the British Army, bandmasters of the Corps of Army Music now hold the rank of staff sergeant, warrant officer class 2 or warrant officer class 1.

Corps of Army Music

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In the British Army, bandmasters of the Corps of Army Music now hold the rank of staff sergeant, warrant officer class 2 or warrant officer class 1.

Staff sergeant

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In the British Army, bandmasters of the Corps of Army Music now hold the rank of staff sergeant, warrant officer class 2 or warrant officer class 1.

Officer (armed forces)

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A commissioned officer who leads a band is known as the director of music.

Corporal

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All bandmasters initially joined the Army as musicians and were selected for bandmaster training from non-commissioned rank (usually having reached the rank of at least corporal).

Infantry

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British Army line infantry and cavalry regimental bands were led by bandmasters until the reorganisation of bands and the creation of the Corps of Army Music in 1994.

Cavalry

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British Army line infantry and cavalry regimental bands were led by bandmasters until the reorganisation of bands and the creation of the Corps of Army Music in 1994.

Regiment

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British Army line infantry and cavalry regimental bands were led by bandmasters until the reorganisation of bands and the creation of the Corps of Army Music in 1994.

Corps

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The larger corps bands, as well as those of the Foot Guards and Household Cavalry, were known as staff bands, and were led by a commissioned director of music with a bandmaster as his deputy.

Foot guards

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The larger corps bands, as well as those of the Foot Guards and Household Cavalry, were known as staff bands, and were led by a commissioned director of music with a bandmaster as his deputy.

Household Cavalry

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The larger corps bands, as well as those of the Foot Guards and Household Cavalry, were known as staff bands, and were led by a commissioned director of music with a bandmaster as his deputy.

Crown (headgear)

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They wear a unique appointment badge of a crowned lyre in a wreath underneath the WO1's badge (the Royal Arms of the United Kingdom).

Lyre

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They wear a unique appointment badge of a crowned lyre in a wreath underneath the WO1's badge (the Royal Arms of the United Kingdom).