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Q&A about musical band

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Q. How many people does member of musical band play in?

A. We organize Kumamoto Police musical band with 26 less than captain (as of September, 2018). 

 We perform performance in 24 people who are lower than master of court music. 

 The number of people every musical instrument

  • Two flutes
  • One bassoon (including one color guard)
  • Four clarinets (including one color guard)
  • Three saxophones
  • Two trumpets
  • Two horns (including one color guard)
  • Three trombones (including one color guard)
  • yufoniamu one
  • One tuba
  • Five percussions (including one color guard)

It is 24 people in total of this.


Q. What should I do to become member of musical band?

A. At first we take an entrance examination for police personnel employment examination, and it is necessary to become police personnel to become member of musical band.

 We receive culture that is necessary for duties in Kumamoto police academy after we pass employment examination, and it was police personnel as Kumamoto Police musical band consists of police officer, member of general office work. After culture period, we will work at police stations.
 Based on hope of the person, we judge appropriateness and are appointed as member of musical band afterwards.

 Activity as member of musical band will act as additional post while carrying out days as police personnel.


 Staff employment examination (member of police officer, general office work)


 First designation culture (entering ※ period varies according to courses in Kumamoto police academy)


 We assign to police stations

   ↓After the duty experience

 We appoint as member of musical band (additional post)



Q. Want what to become color guard; come over, and do do?

A. It is necessary to pass Administrative Staff employment examination of color guard to become color guard.

 Employment examination examines composition, interview, practical skill (musical instrument performance, marching basics movement).

 Musical instrument performance of practical examination is examination of basic movement that performance of any music of 1-2 minutes, marching basics movement are necessary for marching.


Q. What should I do to propose dispatch performance to musical band?

A. Musical band plays as part of publicity work of the police to plan harmony of all of you and the police of citizen of the prefecture and performs activity as citizens of the prefecture and "bridge of sound" binding the police together. As it press-agents news or request from the police in the middle of performance, it is necessary that there is performance activity along purpose of these police public information.

 At first please consult with police headquarters public information citizen of the prefecture section (public relations officer) or jurisdiction police station General Administration Division (person in charge) of event holding place about dispatch application.


 For performance of musical band,

○ In the case of stage performance

  *7 meter of 10 meters

○ In the case of drill performance

  *30 meter of 30 meters

○ In the case of color guard drill

  *10 meter of 10 meters

Space is necessary of this.

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Telephone: 096-381-0110
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