Naval Academy Band
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Brass Quintet

Brass Quintet

The Naval Academy Band’s Brass Quintets began as a single ensemble formed in 1967 to promote brass chamber music through education and performance. Due to its popularity and versatility, a second quintet was formed in order to help fulfill all of the... more

Clarinet Quartet

Clarinet Quartet

The Naval Academy Band Clarinet Quartet is made up of members of the Wind Ensemble clarinet section, and performs traditional and contemporary clarinet quartet literature. The group uses all of the instruments from the clarinet family, including... more

Ceremonial UnitsCeremonial Unit

The Naval Academy Band has two 18-piece Ceremonial Units which serve to create an atmosphere of pageantry and patriotism at official functions. These groups regularly provide musical support for military retirement and change of command ceremonies at the... more

Commandant's ComboCommandant's Combo

The Commandant's Combo has become one of the most active groups the Naval Academy Band offers. Originally created to support official events for the Commandant of Midshipmen, this versatile group is often called upon to perform for traditional Navy functions including Navy and Marine Corps Balls, command social functions, public concerts, and educational workshops.... more

Crabtowne StompersCrabtowne Stompers 2012

This ensemble takes a page from the 1980's Naval Academy Band Dixieland group known as the "Original Crabtowne Stompers." Rooted in the New Orleans jazz music of the early 1900s, the Crabtowne Stompers fuses its music with more modern funk and jazz... more

Electric BrigadeElectric Brigade

The Electric Brigade (EB), the Navy’s premier popular music ensemble, has been entertaining audiences around the world since 1979. Acting as the United States Naval Academy’s musical ambassadors to the nation, EB serves as a major public relations tool for the Navy, supporting Navy Recruiting by acquainting young Americans with the Armed Forces. With its unique brand of high-energy performance, this elite group has set the standard in popular-music entertainment... more

Marching BandMarching Band, 2015

For more than 150 years, the United States Naval Academy Marching Band has maintained a tradition of musical excellence and professionalism. Originally manned by a walrus-mustachioed fifer and a drummer, the marching band now... more

Riptide Jazz EnsembleRiptide Jazz Ensemble 2015

Riptide is the Naval Academy Band's chamber jazz ensemble, wielding the ensemble power and textural palette of a big band but with the transparency of a smaller group. Led by bassist Senior Chief Musician James Fowler, the Riptide Jazz Ensemble performs... more

Superintendent's ComboSuperintindent's Combo 2012

The Superintendent's Combo is the United States Naval Academy Band's jazz sextet that was created to support the many social events hosted by the Superintendent of the United States Naval Academy. The group regularly performs for local military officials... more

Wind QuintetWind Quintet

Established in 1959, the Wind Quintet quickly evolved into a musical unit that is in demand for entertainment as well as for educational events. The quintet is a vital part of the Naval Academy Band, performing for receptions hosted by the Superintendent... more

Tuba QuartetTuba Quartet

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