2016 Capacity Building Assistance with Papua New Guinea Military BandVietnam

Project Summary

Period 1 October - 30 November 2016
Place Japan Ground Self-Defense Force Central Band
Participants 6 Papua New Guinea Defence Force (PNGDF) Personnel
Content Playing instruments
Music theory
Military music unit management

 This program confirmed the success of earlier programs, while also further improving the participants’ knowledge and skills in wind instruments, which are the latest addition to the PNGDF band. Additionally, through researching the JSDF Music Festival the participants deepened their fundamental understanding of the essentials of military ceremony management


Music Education (Solfeggio)
Ensemble essentials

Music Education (Horn)
Music theory instruction

Music Education (Saxophone)
Researching the JSDF Music Festival

Music Education (Percussion)
End of project ensemble performance