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SEPTEMBER 2018 NAVAL SCHOOL OF MUSIC TRAINING SEATS

Date Signed: 1/22/2018
MARADMINS Number: 048/18

R 221958Z JAN 18
MARADMIN 048/18
MSGID/MARADMIN/CMC OUSMCC WASHINGTON DC//
SUBJ/SEPTEMBER 2018 NAVAL SCHOOL OF MUSIC TRAINING SEATS//
REF/A/DOC/NAVMC 1200.1C/YMD: 20170417//
POC/S.STEWART/MGYSGT/OUSMCC/CMC WASHINGTON DC/TEL: 703-614-4577/EMAIL: SHAWD.D.STEWART1@USMC.MIL//
GENTEXT/REMARKS/1. This message announces available training seats for Marines to attend courses of instruction at the Naval School of Music (NAVSOM) aboard Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek-Fort Story, Virginia Beach, Virginia.  This message is provided as a planning tool for commands to nominate Marines for attendance.  Due to the length of training, attendance requires a Permanent Change of Station (PCS).
2.  Music Unit Leader Course (ULC) CID N0355L2.
2.a.  This course provides intermediate technical instruction on rehearsing and conducting ceremonial bands, rehearsing and conducting popular music groups, performing the duties of Drum Major for ceremonial bands, analyzing and writing advanced music, and performing technical and non-technical support for performances.
2.b.  Prerequisites.
2.b.1.  5524 Military Occupational Specialty (MOS).
2.b.2.  Instrumental proficiency assessment completed no more than 6 months prior to submission.
2.b.3.  ULC Ear Training diagnostic examination completed no more than 3 months prior to submission.
2.b.4.  ULC Music Theory diagnostic examination completed no more than 3 months prior to submission.
2.b.5.  Navy E-Learning Basic Music courses completed no more than 1 year prior to submission.  (catalog codes:  CSS-SOM-110i-2.0, CSS-SOM-220i-2.0, CSS-SOM-270i-2.0, CSS-SOM-300i-2.0, CSS-SOM-350i-2.0, CSS-SOM-390i-2.0, CSS-SOM-480i-2.0, CSS-SOM-530i-2.0, CSS-SOM-580i-2.0, CSS-SOM-600i-2.0).
2.c.  2018020 class schedule.
2.c.1.  Report date is 14 September 2018.
2.c.2.  Convene date is 17 September 2018.
2.c.3.  Graduation date is 3 May 2019.
2.d.  Available seats:  6.
2.e.  In accordance with reference (a), this course is a prerequisite for selection to Enlisted Conductor (5519), Drum Major (5521), and Small Ensemble Leader (5522).
2.f.  Nomination packages will consist of:
2.f.1.  Marine Corps Field Music Training Seats Screening Sheet.
2.f.2.  Current copy of Basic Training Record (BTR).
2.f.3.  Navy E-Learning Training Transcript.
3.  Senior Musician Course (SMC) CID N0355K2.
3.a.  This course provides advanced technical instruction on conducting and rehearsing techniques, ear training, music theory, counterpoint, music history, form and analysis, and band scoring.
3.b.  Prerequisites.
3.b.1.  5524 Military Occupational Specialty (MOS).
3.b.2.  Instrumental proficiency assessment completed no more than 6 months prior to submission.
3.b.3.  SMC Ear Training diagnostic examination completed no more than 3 months prior to submission.
3.b.4.  SMC Music Theory diagnostic examination completed no more than 3 months prior to submission.
3.b.5.  Navy E-Learning Basic Music courses completed no more than 1 year prior to submission.  (catalog codes:  CSS-SOM-150i-2.0, CSS-SOM-160i-2.0, CSS-SOM-200i-2.0, CSS-SOM-250i-2.0, CSS-SOM-380i-2.0, CSS-SOM-500i-2.0, CSS-SOM-510i-2.0, CSS-SOM-550i-2.0, CSS-SOM-590i-2.0, CSS-SOM-610i-2.0).
3.c.  2018010 class schedule.
3.c.1.  Report date is 14 September 2018.
3.c.2.  Convene date is 17 September 2018.
3.c.3.  Graduation date is 03 May 2019.
3.d.  Available seats:  3.
3.e.  In accordance with reference (a), this course is a prerequisite for selection to Band Officer (5502).
3.f.  Nomination packages will consist of:
3.f.1.  Marine Corps Field Music Training Seats Screening Sheet.
3.f.2.  Current copy of Basic Training Record (BTR).
3.f.3.  Navy E-Learning Training Transcript.
4.  All nomination packages will be submitted to Office of U.S. Marine Corps Communication, Marine Corps Field Music no later than 2359 EST 19 March 2018.  In the event more nominations are received than seats available, a selection panel will convene to determine the most qualified applicants for attendance.
5.  Release authorized by BGen W. H. Seely III, Director, Office of U.S. Marine Corps Communication.//