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Comprised of forty-five professional musicians, Navy Band Great Lakes provides musical support for military and public engagements throughout a 9-state area of responsibility including all or parts of Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wisconsin. These musicians perform more than 550 missions per year through support for military ceremonies, student education, public performances, and recruiting engagements for the United States Navy. Navy Band Great Lakes large ensembles include the Wind Ensemble, Ceremonial/Parade Band, Jazz Band, Brass Choir, Brass/Show Band, and Contemporary Music Ensemble, while small units include the Brass Quintet, Jazz Combo, Saxophone Quartet, Woodwind Quartet, and Flute/Guitar Duo. Navy Band Great Lakes also provides bugling and solo vocalist support for permissible events. Please take some time to become familiar with our different groups by clicking on the appropriate photograph above.