Marching to Tradition: Symbolism and Legacy in Military Bands Performances

The resounding melodies, the synchronized footsteps, and the resplendent uniforms—the world of military bands is a captivating realm where music, tradition, and symbolism intertwine. These ensembles, with their rich heritage and precise performances, evoke a profound sense of pride, unity, and respect. As the notes of their instruments fill the Continue Reading

Here are 10 reasons why you should learn to play the Clarinet!

Are you looking for new ways to put your mouth to good use… for music? Maybe you feel like your mouth is agile enough to handle a clarinet?

Well, today we have 10 reasons why you should learn to play the clarinet. None of them are sexual even though I made it sound a bit sexual there at the beginning.

Although, in fairness, I’m sure it would improve a person’s ability to do the porno things with their special somebody. I’m just the messenger, don’t shoot me!

Why the flute is an instrument that people should try

My friends encouraged me to learn an additional musical instrument so that I could expand my musical skillset.

So then I thought to myself, “Why don’t I learn to play the flute?”

As a result, I bought a flute, started practicing it, and eventually learned the basics of playing it.

Learning how to play the flutist is a lot of fun, and it’s easy to take anywhere and use.

How to become a military musician

The reality of musicians is painted as a path of suffering and a little perspective. The musicians and their own families have a troubling vision of what it’s like to live from music.

You probably hear things like “It’s impossible to live on music,” “It’s easier to become a sports player,” and “a musician goes hungry.

Chatting With a Brazilian Band Militar Member

We chatted with Antenor Noé de Souza, the Regent of the 11th Band Battalion of the Brazilian Army’s Mountain Infantry, São João del-Rei, in order to have a different view on other types of brands across the globe.

He has been in the army for 30 years and has served in several units, including Caçapava (SP), Uberlândia (MG), São Gabriel da Cachoeira – Brazil’s border with Venezuela and Colombia, Foz do Iguaçu (PR), Blumenau (SC), Campinas (SP) and Três Corações (MG).

He has been the band’s conductor officer since January 2009.