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The wind ensemble is the premier musical unit of the U.S. Pacific Fleet Band, under the direction of the fleet bandmaster Lt. Kelly L. Cartwright. This unit maintains an outstanding reputation as one of Hawaii’s finest musical ensembles. It performs a variety of musical genres including military marches, classical transcriptions, and popular jazz and contemporary literature. The band performs at military and community outreach events throughout the commander, U.S. Pacific Fleet’s area of responsibility, and is also available for music education events and clinics.