RM School of Music

As the training establishment for the Royal Marines Band Service, the Royal Marines School of Music gives students aged 16+ the opportunity to gain military skills and musical qualifications up to degree level.

Facts & figures

Facts & figures

15 weeks

Initial military training

16 years old

Minimum age requirement

2 years

Training for buglers 

Our base

Our base

Portsmouth

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Royal Marines School of Music’s role

The Royal Marines School of Music (RMSM) is the training establishment for the Royal Marines Band Service. As such, it provides all the military training needed for students to offer logistical and medical support to serving Royal Marines Commandos, while also giving musical training to the future musicians and buglers of the most versatile military band in the world.  
 
Each student has the opportunity to qualify up to degree level, gaining the expertise required to eventually perform on the world stage, both at important ceremonial events and high-profile concerts.

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