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US Navy Band Invites Students to Webcast Series

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The U.S. Navy Band will be presenting a series of free educational webcasts that will examine the foundations for success in music. Episode one of the Navy Band’s “Foundations For Success” series can be watched live on Tuesday Nov. 12, 2019 at 12:55 p.m. ET. Middle and High school classrooms are encouraged to participate by emailing students’ questions prior to the day of the webcast . Questions can be submitted to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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For more details on this and upcoming events please see the Navy Band “Foundations For Success” webcast schedule below.
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Foundations For Success: “Foundations for Success: Communication” featuring the U.S. Navy Band Saxophone Quartet
12:55 p.m. EDT, November 12, 2019
How we interact and communicate with one another is critical to success in any field. Communication in a musical ensemble happens at every level, from working out logistics to the unspoken nuances of playing music together. Join the U.S. Navy Band Saxophone Quartet in a program that demonstrates the importance of communication in musical performance and accomplishing any goals.

Foundations For Success: “Foundations for Success: Attitude and Discipline” featuring the U.S. Navy Band Cruisers
12:55 p.m. EDT, December 2, 2019
Are you mentally setting yourself up for success? Are you sending the best message to everyone around you? Those who can answer “yes” have the best possible attitude and discipline. Through music, the U.S. Navy Band Cruisers demonstrate how attitude and discipline form the foundation for their performances and send the right messages while entertaining audiences.

Foundation For Success: “Foundations for Success: Preparation” featuring the U.S. Navy Band Brass Quintet
12:55 p.m. EDT, January 13, 2020
“If you fail to plan, you plan to fail” is a common phrase, but what does that really mean? The U.S. Navy Band Brass Quintet will perform selections and discuss what true preparation means for their ensemble and in their individual musical practice.

Foundations for Success: Responsibility
12:55 p.m. EDT, January 28, 2019
Success depends on everyone knowing their individual responsibilities and everyone having an overall sense of responsibility. The Navy Band Country Current exemplifies this concept with everyone serving as a piece of the larger picture. Join Country Current in musical selections that highlight this crucial element of musical and professional success.

Foundations For Success: “Foundations for Success: Creativity” featuring the U.S. Navy Band Commodores
12:55 p.m. EDT, February 25, 2020
Achieving success often involves more than following a plan and instructions. To go beyond basic expectations, creativity is a key component in making something better than what came before. The U.S. Navy Band Commodores will discuss how to foster a creative environment and will perform musical selections that showcase their creativity.

Foundations For Success: “Foundations for Success: Resilience” featuring the U.S. Navy Band Clarinet Quartet
12:55 p.m. EDT, March 30, 2020
The ability to recover from setbacks is something that everyone needs. Resilience is necessary because things do not always go as planned. The U.S. Navy Band Clarinet Quartet will perform and discuss music that can sometimes not go as planned and what to do about it. They will also discuss how personal resilience has impacted their journeys as musicians.

Foundations for Success: “Foundations for Success: Versatility” featuring the U.S. Navy Band Sea Chanters
12:55 p.m. EDT, April 28, 2020
Today, everyone is expected to fill multiple roles and perform multiple tasks. Versatility is necessary to meet a diverse set of expectations. The U.S. Navy Band Sea Chanters exemplify versatility through their mastery of vast repertoire and their flexibility: from soloists to small ensembles and choruses. Join the Sea Chanters as they demonstrate and emphasize the importance of versatility.

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