Barbara Soots, Janet Hayakawa, Washington OSPI OER Project
Arts and Humanities, Education
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Lower Primary, Upper Primary, Middle School, High School, Community College / Lower Division, Career / Technical, Adult Education
U.S. Army Band, Wa-arts, Washington Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction, wa-arts
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Music Education Videos - Website Guidance

Music Education Videos - Website Guidance


The United States Army Band "Pershing's Own" provides musical support for the leadership of the United States, to include all branches of government, and to a wide spectrum of national and international events in order to connect the Army to the American people.

For teachers and students at all levels, as well as many parents, we know there is a real need for finding quality educational tools and content. We hope you enjoy what our world-class musicians have created to help us all stay connected through music.

Music Education Videos | The United States Army Band

Link to United States Army Band Education Outreach site

Purpose of Website

The Army Band musicians have developed over 300 educational videos for you and your students to access as a free resource and supplement while distance learning.

Site Navigation Strategy

Educational Videos

See the entire YouTube playlist, or view individual videos below. Some have associated sheet music or study guides.

Videos for Beginners

Beginning Instrumental Series (see them all, organized by instrument)

Breaks down every step for every instrument- from opening cases to making sounds, to articulation, disassembly, and everything in-between. (Strings and voice included!)

  • Horn
  • Flute
  • Trombone
  • Percussion
  • Euphonium
  • Trumpet
  • Clarinet
  • Violin and Viola
  • Cello and Bass
  • Saxophone
  • Tuba
  • Voice
  • Bassoon
  • Oboe


All information on this site is considered public information and may be distributed or copied freely except where otherwise noted.

Attribution and License


  • Cover image copyright the U.S. Army Band “Pershing's Own”. Used pursuant to fair use.


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