Navy Band Northwest is the premier United States Navy musical organization in the Pacific Northwest Region. Performing nearly 500 engagements each year, Navy Band Northwest enjoys an outstanding reputation throughout the Pacific Northwest. Through military ceremonies, public concerts, and regional tours, Navy Band Northwest serves to heighten esprit-de-corps throughout military and civilian communities, promote patriotism, and increase public awareness of the Navy's mission. This 35- member unit is comprised of professional musicians, each performing in various ensembles including Ceremonial and Parade bands, Wind Ensemble, a Popular Music Group, a New Orleans style Brass Band, and several chamber ensembles such as Brass and Woodwind Quintets. Directed by Lt. Christopher Cornette, Navy Band Northwest is one of nine official U.S. Navy Bands located throughout the
continental United States, Hawaii, Italy, and Japan. Navy Band Northwest is under the operational command of Commander, Navy Region Northwest.