12 Aug '17, 7pm

RAF Music is delighted to appoint their first female Drum Major.

RAF Music is delighted to appoint their first female Drum Major.

On the 13 July, Sergeant Hilary Rosenthal was appointed to the position of Deputy Drum Major for the Band of the RAF Regiment. Sgt Rosenthal is the first female musician to be appointed to the position of Deputy Drum Major within RAF Music since the Women's Royal Air Force Band was disbanded. In 1990, the RAF was the first Service to recruit women alongside men in regular Service bands. In the same year that will see women recruited for close combat roles, RAF Music is delighted to appoint their first female Drum Major. Sgt Rosenthal joined the RAF in November 2004 on French horn, serving with the Central Band until she was posted to the Band of the RAF Regiment in March 2015. She has aspired to become a Drum Major since joining RAF Music Services and is thrilled at her recent appointment. She has received training as part of RAF Music's Continuing Professional Development...

Full article: https://www.raf.mod.uk/rafmusic/news/index.cfm?storyid=3B...

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