DAOD 5041-1, Canadian Forces Music Support


1. Introduction

Date of Issue: 2010-03-19

Application: This DAOD is an order that applies to officers and non-commissioned members of the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF members).

Supersession: DAOD 5037-1, Canadian Forces Band Engagements

Approval Authority: Chief of Military Personnel (CMP)

Enquiries: Director History and Heritage (DHH) – Supervisor of Music

2. Operating Principles

Music Support Categories

2.1 The two categories of music support provided by CAF bands are as follows:

Category If music support is provided for … the support is provided …

1

the DND or the CAF,

at public expense.

2

other government departments or appropriate non-governmental organizations,

in accordance with B-GS-055-000/AG-001, Provision of Services.

Conditions of Music Support

2.2 Music support is provided subject to the exigencies of the CAF and in accordance with the following:

  1. DAOD 7021-3, Acceptance of Gifts, Hospitality and Other Benefits;
  2. A-PD-202-001/FP-000, Canadian Forces Military Bands and Marches, Volume 1, Band Instructions;
  3. B-GS-055-000/AG-001, Provision of Services; and
  4. the memorandum of understanding between the CAF and the American Federation of Musicians of the United States and Canada.

2.3 The following factors shall be considered in approving music support:

  1. the type of event to be supported;
  2. the availability of musical resources;
  3. the technical proficiency of the CAF band as assessed by the functional authority; and
  4. climatic conditions.

2.4 The DND and the CAF shall not provide music support to an event that:

  1. is not in keeping with the dignity or prestige of the DND or the CAF;
  2. has no public relations or recruiting value;
  3. is organized for or on behalf of a political party, or an organization having controversial aims as determined by the appropriate chain of command;
  4. is a civilian religious procession or other ceremony, other than a ceremony of a type held on Remembrance Day; or
  5. results in competition for the employment of private bands or musicians.

3. Responsibilities

Responsibility Table

3.1 The following table identifies the responsibilities associated with this DAOD:

The … is or are responsible for …

CMP

  • managing the provision of music support.

commanders of commands

  • employing CAF bands and musicians in accordance with CMP's functional guidance and direction.

DHH

  • staffing policies, plans and procedures to guide the provision of music support; and
  • providing staff and technical assistance visits to CAF bands.

Music Branch Advisor

  • providing a focal point for the professional identity and functional employment of musicians.

Supervisor of Music

  • conducting, coordinating and evaluating technical auditions of prospective musicians as part of the recruiting process;
  • reviewing the instrumental configurations of all CAF bands;
  • validating the technical capability and professional competency of all musicians and CAF bands; and
  • recommending policy changes to DHH.

4. References

Acts, Regulations, Central Agency Policies and Policy DAOD

  • QR&O Chapter 32, Bands
  • DAOD 5041-0, Canadian Forces Music

Other References

  • QR&O article 19.44, Political Activities and Candidature for Office
  • DAOD 7021-1, Conflict of Interest
  • DAOD 7021-3, Acceptance of Gifts, Hospitality and Other Benefits
  • CFAO 99-9, Federal, Provincial and Territorial Elections
  • A-AD-265-000/AG-001, Canadian Forces Dress Instructions
  • A-PD-201-000/PT-000, The Canadian Forces Manual of Drill and Ceremonial
  • A-PD-202-001/FP-000, Canadian Forces Military Bands and Marches, Volume 1, Band Instructions
  • B-GS-055-000/AG-001, Provision of Services
  • CF Mil Pers Instr 02/07, Authority and Management Framework – Military Employment Structure (MES)
  • CF Mil Pers Instr 02/08, Branch Advisors – Roles and Responsibilities
  • CF Mil Pers Instr 03/08, Canadian Forces Component Transfer and Component Transfer Career Programs
  • Memorandum of Understanding Between the Canadian Forces and the American Federation of Musicians of the United States and Canada Concerning the Establishment of a Cooperative Relationship Between the Canadian Forces and the American Federation of Musicians of the United States and Canada, 27 July 2004
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