The Band of the Ministry of Defense of the Republic of Uzbekistan will perform at the anniversary International Military Music Festival Spasskaya Tower, which will be held from August 26 to September 3, for the first time.
The Separate Military Showcase Band of the Ministry of Defense of the Republic of Uzbekistan was established in 1992 on the basis of the 11th Military Band of the Turkestan Military Command.
The military musical ensemble provides the Band accompaniment of meetings of heads of foreign states, coming to the republic with official visits,
The staff of the Band is distinguished by its high performing and artistic level, impeccable military discipline and Bandl coherence. The repertoire of the ensemble includes national,
The Band’s management and its musicians are characterized by a continual creative activity aimed at the expansion of forms and genres of the military Bandl performance. The colonel Pavel Leontyevich Makarov, the Honoured Art Worker of the Republic of Uzbekistan, a holder of the «DOSTʻLIK» (FRIENDSHIP) Order is an artistic director and bandmaster.
For a quarter of a century, the Separate Military Showcase Band of the Ministry of Defense has made a worthy contribution to the development of the musical culture of Uzbekistan, to the aesthetic and patriotic education of fellow citizens, and also it has successfully represented its country abroad. Concerts of the Band were held in the USA: at the Norfolk naval base, at the headquarters of the United States Defense Ministry (Pentagon), the Naval Academy, the military music college, at municipal concert venues in America. In Germany, the Band participated in the 13th Berlin and 7th Cologne International Festivals of Military Bands.