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Master Chief Musician David E. Kolo,


MUCM David E. Kolo

Master Chief Musician Dave Kolo, a native of Milwaukee, Wis., joined the Navy Band in 1995 after earning a Master of Music from the University of Cincinnati-College Conservatory of Music in 1995 and a Bachelor of Music from the University of Wisconsin in 1993. His primary instructors include Douglas Hill, Barry Benjamin, Michael Hatfield and David Wakefield. He has performed with the Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra and the Madison (Wis.), Alexandria and Fairfax Symphony Orchestras.  He attended the Aspen Music Festival in 1991 and 1992 where he performed with the highly acclaimed American Brass Quintet and the Festival and Chamber orchestras.  He has also appeared as soloist with the Navy Concert Band.


Kolo currently serves as the Concert/Ceremonial Band Chief in Charge.