Below is a list of the four courses of instruction taught at the Naval School of Music along with a short description.
Basic Musicians Course - entry level course for Marine musicians who have just completed Recruit Training and Marine Combat Training
Unit Leader Course - intermediate level course for Marine musicians who are sergeants or staff sergeants; required to hold a billet (Drum Major, Enlisted Conductor, Small Ensemble Leader)
Senior Musicians Course - advanced level course for Marine musicians who are staff sergeants or gunnery sergeants
Sound Reinforcement Course - open to all Marine musicians upon completion of the Basic Musicians Course; required for Small Ensemble Leaders
The following is a list of resources for Marines who are coming to the School of Music to attend one of the above courses (click on the links to open the documents containing more information). For additional resources, go to the Family Readiness Information page. We look forward to working with you!