The Band of the Armed Forces of Uzbekistan
Colonel Pavel Makarov, Artistic Director and Chief Conductor, Head of the Military Music Service of Uzbekistan.
The band was established in 1992 on the basis of the 11th military band of the Turkestan Military District holding the Order of the Red Banner. Its tasks include supporting meetings of government leaders of foreign states who arrive on official visits, as well as military ceremonies.
The band is one of the country’s most
The group honorably represents Uzbekistan in the international arena. The band has successfully toured the USA: at city venues, in military units of the US Ministry of Defense. In addition, the band’s musicians took part in the 13th Berlin and the 7th Cologne International Festivals of Military Bands in Germany.
The band’s repertoire consists of military and patriotic compositions, pop and jazz music as well as melodies of various countries around the world.