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MCRD Parris Island

 

MCRD Parris Island

Eastern Recruiting Region

"We Make Marines"
Ensembles List

CONCERT BAND

This ensemble is comprised of 50 Marines and is a full wind ensemble that performs all types of traditional music and transcriptions for public performances

 

CEREMONIAL BAND

This ensemble is comprised of 25-35 Marines that performs marches, patriotic music, and official ceremonial music at various military and civilian patriotic ceremonies.

 

JAZZ ENSEMBLE

This ensemble is comprised of 15-20 Marines who perform Jazz, Swing, Rock and other various styles of contemporary music for public performances.

 

BRASS/WOODWIND QUINTET

A group of five Marines that performs traditional and ceremonial music in smaller venues.

 

JAZZ COMBO

A smaller version of the Jazz/Show Band, usually consisting of 3-6 Marines that perform jazz music in a smaller, more intimate setting at appropriate public performances

 

BRASS BAND

A mobile group of 8-12 Marines who perform Jazz, Swing, Rock and other various styles of contemporary music for public performances.

 

BUGLER

A Marine who renders appropriate honors at funerals, memorial services, and other patriotic observances.