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The Army Bands Basic Officer Leaders Course Begins…

This past week, I finally started doing what I was originally brought to the Army School of Music to do – teach Army band officers.  Our Basic Officer Leaders Course (or BOLC-B) is probably unlike any other in the Army.  This class is large for us – 3 lieutenants and 1 warrant officer (who got delayed and couldn’t get to the School in time for the Warrant Officer Basic Course).  We have a good and interesting mix:  obviously, the warrant officer is a former enlisted Army bandsman; we have a lieutenant who is also a former Army bandsman; another who has National Guard experience but just left the Air Force Band Program as an enlisted player; and another who is brand new to the Army, having worked as a civilian conductor before getting suckered–I mean, making the decision to join the Army. Continue reading

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