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About The Corps of Army Music (CAMUS)

The Corps of Army Music is made up of 800 musicians across 22 bands, playing a range of styles and genres from full-time rock and pop groups, to jazz, marching bands and string orchestras.

CAMUS performs on a variety of stages, from State Ceremonial events such as Trooping the Colour and the Olympic Games, to playing for British troops overseas on operations.

Video: Army musicians rehearse for Notting Hill Carnival gig with Urban Fox Orchestra

Opportunities for musicians

Successful applicants could qualify for the 'Golden Hello', a taxable reward of up to £10,000. Musicians in the Army do not undertake direct military duties but do play a huge role in raising morale amongst troops on deployment. In addition, CAMUS’ musicians perform to local communities overseas to build a rapport and help create positive relationships.

For musicians, CAMUS offers an opportunity to develop a stable career, with professional tuition, a fully-funded BMus (Hons) degree and full or partial funding towards music diplomas available. What's more, it's a chance to travel the world and get paid to play music on some of the world's greatest stages.

Membership of CAMUS also comes with Army career benefits, such as the opportunity to play a variety of sports and take part in adventurous training.

Joining CAMUS

CAMUS is the largest employer of professional musicians in the UK and would like more talented individuals to join.

You don’t need any formal qualifications to apply, but do need to be able to play an instrument and pass an audition.
Successful candidates could qualify for a joining taxable bonus of £4,000 to £10,000.

To find out more about what we do and to join, visit the CAMUS website.