Army Guitar PlayerEnlisted


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Supervises an instrumental section and plays an instrument.

The bands senior sergeant supervises military musical activities of division, Army, and MACOM bands; serves as unit First Sergeant or Sergeant Major and enlisted conductor of the band; provides advice and makes recommendations to the commander and staff on all matters pertaining to enlisted soldiers and their families; accompanies the commander on inspections, visits and ceremonies; assists in inspection of command activities, facilities and personnel as prescribed by the commander; ensures adherence to command policies; holds first sergeants' or sergeants' major call to announce information and instruction; ensures that newly assigned enlisted personnel are instructed in military courtesy, customs of the service and command regulations or policies; responsible for monitoring training or conducts training of enlisted soldiers; assesses training at all levels and provides feedback to appropriate commanders and leaders; provides counsel and guidance to NCOs and other enlisted soldiers of the command; responsible for and provides guidance on Non-Commissioned Officer Education System (NCOES) and Non-Commissioned Officer Development Program (NCODP); inspects duties performed by subordinate NCOs; notes discrepancies and initiates appropriate corrective action; assists in reception of visitors to the command; serves as president or member of command promotion board or removal board for NCOs, as authorized by regulations; sits as chairperson or member of a command's Military Member of the Quarter/Year competition for enlisted soldiers or NCOs, as directed by local regulations; responsible for quality, control and training of noncommissioned officer evaluation reports (NCOER) while ensuring timely submissions; reviews evaluation reports to determine compliance with policies and procedures and recommends corrective actions on deficiencies to commanders, other leaders and rating officials; performs other duties prescribed by the commander; assists in the professional development of junior and company grade officer.

Performs duties shown in preceding levels of skill, and provides technical guidance to lower grade personnel; supervises band support positions (administrative, supply, operations/training); trains and leads the stage band; assists with concert band training; provides technical guidance to lower grade personnel; advises the commander on all aspects of band operations and serves as the band commander in the absence of the band commander; serves as the principal enlisted conductor of the band.

Performs all applicable styles of music on an instrument such as jazz, ethnic, and popular music compositions; performs on a musical instrument in a variety of ensembles, ranging from solo performance to full concert band; tunes an instrument to a given pitch; transposes moderately easy music; discriminates and matches pitch; performs operator maintenance on a musical instrument; augments local security during periods of heightened combat intensity as required; provides technical guidance to lower grade personnel; performs duties in administration, training, supply, and/or operations as required; provides technical guidance to lower grade personnel; organizes, instructs, and trains a section or consolidated section of related instrumentalists; instructs section members in marching band movements; supervises section operator maintenance; counsels and evaluates section/squad members; performs as Drum Major; repairs instruments; serves as audio/recording operator or librarian.

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