Main banner
Army Home Page TRADOC Home Page

Ensemble Requirements

The following information is provided as a guide to help you determine which ensemble would best serve your musical needs.
Ensemble Requirements

Concert Band
35-45 Soldiers

Stage size - 35' x 50'
Setup time - 1.5 hours
Electrical requirements - Three 20 amp circuits
Parking/Loading & Unloading - Bus & 5-ton truck

Ceremonial Band
18-30 Soldiers

Stage size - 25' x 20'
Setup time - 20 minutes
Electrical requirements - One 20 amp circuit
Parking/Loading & Unloading - Bus OR three 9-passenger vans

Rock Band
8-12 Soldiers

Stage size - 25' x 20'
Setup time - 2 hours
Electrical requirements - Three 20 amp circuits
Parking/Loading & Unloading - 9-passenger van & 5-ton truck

Jazz Orchestra
17-20 Soldiers

Stage size - 25' x 20'
Setup time - 2 hours
Electrical requirements - Three 20 amp circuits
Parking/Loading & Unloading - Bus & 5-ton truck

Brass Band
8-12 Soldiers

Stage size - 10' x 15'
Setup time - 1 hour
Electrical requirements - Two 20 amp circuits
Parking/Loading & Unloading - 9-passenger van and two sedans

Brass/Woodwind Quintet
5-6 Soldiers

Stage size - 10' x 10'
Setup time - 30 minutes
Parking/Loading & Unloading - 9-passenger van

Jazz Combo
5-8 Soldiers

Stage size - 25' x 20'
Setup time - 1 hour
Electrical requirements - Two 20 amp circuits
Parking/Loading & Unloading - 9-passenger van & two sedans

Soloist
1 Soldier

Stage size - 10' x 10'
Setup time - 15 minutes
Parking/Loading & Unloading - Van or sedan
All groups need power outlets with the exception of the brass and woodwind quintets. When possible, please provide power from two grounded separate outlets, each outlet located on a separate breaker.