SHAPE International Band

The official musical representative of the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) and Supreme Allied Commander Europe (SACEUR)


Mission Statement

The mission of the SHAPE International Band is to support the Supreme Allied Commander (SACEUR) and to promote and maintain the esprit de corps of SHAPE/NATO military and civilian personnel by providing music for official functions.

Furthermore, the SHAPE International Band functions as a public relations tool by representing SHAPE/NATO, and promoting its message through performances at civilian concerts, national celebrations, community festival, and musical tours.


Welcome to the SHAPE International Band Online

Here you can find information regarding the background, personnel, and ensembles that make up this unique multi-national musical organisation. Whether you're looking to request an ensemble for an upcoming event, learn about our rich history and unique mission as musical ambassadors for NATO, or want to check out recent photos, videos and recordings; you can find it all and more by clicking any of the links below.


Learn about the different types of ensembles that make up the SHAPE International Band. 


Catch all the latest news on our ensembles and personnel performing throughout Europe and the Middle East.


Experience our interactive discography, view our recent photos and videos, and find links to our Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, & more.


Meet the command team for the SHAPE International Band.


The band formed in 1983 to support the Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe (SHAPE) and NATO. Learn more here.


Looking to request an ensemble? Have a question about the band? You"ve come to the right place.


Learn more about the unique members that make up the SHAPE International Band.


You've got questions? We've got answers. Click here for a listing of Frequently Asked Questions.


Click here to find the SHAPE International Band on Facebook, Instagram, & Youtube

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7010 Mons