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Welcome to Naval School of Music
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1420 Gator Blvd. Virginia Beach VA. 23459-2617

Located onboard Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek-FT Story in Virginia Beach, Virginia., the Naval School of Music provides specialized training for selected personnel of the Navy and Marine Corps. It is the first stop after basic training for instrumentalists and vocalists seeking to join the ranks of the United States Navy and Marine Corps bands.

This unique facility, the largest of its kind in the world, provides basic to advanced levels of instruction geared toward preparing Sailors and Marines for the challenges of performance within a wide variety of military ensembles. Graduates of the Naval School of Music go on to become musical ambassadors throughout the United States and abroad as members of U.S. Navy and Marine Corps Bands.

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