UE graduate Bryan Sherlock appointed Marine Band assistant director
Posted: Thursday, June 21, 2018
UE graduate Bryan Sherlock, a chief warrant officer 3 and former fleet Marine Corps band officer, has been promoted to captain as he becomes the first Marine Band assistant director to be appointed from the officer corps of the Fleet Marine Force.
Sherlock earned a bachelor’s degree in music education from UE in 1991. In 1995 he earned a master’s degree in trombone performance from Butler University in Indianapolis and served as principal trombone in the Lafayette Symphony Orchestra while also performing in other orchestras and brass quintets.
He enlisted in the Marine Corps in November 1996 and graduated from Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego as the Company Honor Graduate in 1998. Throughout his career he continued to flourish at the Armed Forces School of Music in Little Creek, Va., and as part of leadership in several field bands and at The Basic School for Marine Officers in Quantico, Va.
As assistant director, Sherlock’s responsibilities include conducting the Marine Band and Marine Chamber Orchestra in their winter/spring concert series and summer concerts on the National Mall as well as at ceremonies in the national capital region and at the White House.
Additionally, he serves as a supervisor for the acclaimed fall and winter Chamber Music Series, which features the virtuoso musicians of “The President’s Own,” as well as all pre-concert music.