Orchestra of the Palace Guards
For 50 years, the Orchestra of the Palace Guards Orchestra has accompanied life on Monaco’s Rocher. Tradition and Modernity.
Composition of the Palace Guards Orchestra
The Prince Orchestra of the Palace Guards is primarily made up of brass and wind instruments.
Trumpets, trombones and saxophones form its core.
On occasion in recent years, it has welcomed strings, keyboards and a singer to best respond to the multifaceted nature of its remit.
Regardless of the performance, it has a rich, eclectic repertoire, combining tradition and modernity, on which it can draw.
Recruitment of musicians
Prospective applicants for the post of musician are recruited on the basis of a Certificat d’Études Musicales (C.E.M., Certificate in Musical Studies) or Diplôme d’Études Musicales (D.E.M., Diploma in Musical Studies) and undergo a preliminary audition to determine the added value that they will bring.
All instruments are accepted, and every application is reviewed.