Officer technical Manager who plans and directs Navy music and band activities. Develops musical programs, including composing, arranging and scoring of music. Conducts band rehearsals and performances and prepares schedules of activities. Procures instruments and musical supplies and inspects instruments and other band equipment. Organizes orchestras from band personnel for dances and other social functions. Instructs band personnel to improve musical proficiency. Drills band as military unit for parades and other military ceremonies. An officer of the Regular Navy whose permanent status is Ensign or above.