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bandmaster

Syllabification: band·mas·ter
Pronunciation: /ˈban(d)ˌmastər
 
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Definition of bandmaster in English:

noun

The conductor of a musical band, especially a brass or military one.
Example sentences
  • The article provoked anger at Miller from certain army brass and some old-line military bandmasters.
  • Military bandmasters were able to arrange pieces to suit their players and instruments, and many became composers themselves.
  • He has been bandmaster of the Morawa Brass Band since 1960, but began with the band in 1948 playing the euphonium.

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