Meet the Band Operations Officer

1/C Nick Wokanovicz hails from Monroe, Connecticut . He is in his fourth year with the band, serving for his first two years as Drum Major. Mr. Wokanovicz is in his fourth year of study in "Marine Transportation" and is the co-founding member of the Buccaneers Brass Band. 

Meet the Band Staff

 

Regimental Band & Chorus Program

Drum Line

The Massachusetts Maritime Academy Regimental Band & Chorus is the Academy's premier musical organization. Led by Lieutenant Wayne Magee; the organization includes sixty musicians and four cadet staff officers. The Academy's Ceremonial Field Band performs music at academy and other special events. 7th Company's Music Division is led by Band Operations Officer, 1/C Alex Rudi (Westwood, MA) and the Ceremonial Field Band's Drum Major, 3/C Nick Wokanovicz (Monroe,CT)  the group’s varied duties include academy ceremonies  and formations, as well as changes of command, military retirement ceremonies and funerals at the Massachusetts National Cemetery. The ceremonial field band, also supports the Academy’s mission by providing music for community events around the New England, Middle Atlantic, and Southeast regions. The band is staffed by approximately sixty musicians who form the Ceremonial Field Band, Concert Band, and of the academy's various featured chamber ensembles. The size may vary from four in our newly established rock band, "On the Rocks"  to sixty pieces based on mission needs and availability. The Ceremonial Band (Field Band) typically provides support for more than 150 official ceremonies annually.

Music Ensembles:

  •  Regimental Ceremonial Field & Concert Band
  • "Stowaway String Band"- Bluegrass Band
  • Chamber Chorus
  • "First Watch"- Jazz & Contemporary Music Ensemble
  • "On the Rocks" - Rock Band 
  • "Buccaneers Brass Band" 

Band at D.C.

 

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