100 Schools Challenge

100 Schools Challenge

In celebration of our 100th Anniversary, we are excited to announce our latest education initiative: The 100 Schools Challenge! Throughout our centennial year, we are committed to establishing connections with at least 100 schools with whom we will share members’ time and talents.

Take the Challenge!

Educational Videos

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.

Table of contents

Assemble mouhpiece/reed/ligature/neck

Hand and Playing Position

Open case, Parts of the Instrument/Assembly

Swabbing out/dissasembly/storage


Hot Cross Buns (E, D, C)

Play Along With Pershing’s Own!

The U.S. Army Band has incredible play along resources featuring the U.S. Army Blues and the U.S. Army Strings. Other members of Pershing’s Own are adding to this all the time. Check it out below!

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Virtual Classes and Clinics

Are you interested in having a professional musician work with your students through a free, virtual masterclass developed specifically for them? The United States Army Band "Pershing's Own" is excited to offer specialized masterclass clinicians capable of sharing musical insights and technical advice to instrumental studios of all ages.

To request a clinician, reach out to MSG Leigh Lafosse at aubrey.l.lafosse.mil@mail.mil


The U.S. Army Band "Pershing's Own" is now on Discord! Come chat with the musicians directly in real time for educational resources, join in watch parties for online concerts, and connect with the community! Watch the video below for instructions, and then: Join us here. (Discord.gg/usarmyband)

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Get in touch!

Send an email to MSG Leigh Lafosse with your thoughts, questions, or pie-in-the-sky ideas! Stay safe, stay strong, and stand united.

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