Careers in the United States Air Force band

Imagine earning your living performing for audiences all around America and for the leaders of the world - using your talent to serve our nation. You can do all this and more as a member of The United States Air Force Band.

Frequently Asked Questions 

Career Information

Located in Washington, D.C., The United States Air Force Band employs more than 180 professional musicians, including vocalists, percussionists, string players, electric guitarists, pianists, brass and woodwind players. The Air Force Band also has a staff of music arrangers, composers and copyists who create many of the works performed by the Band. Additionally, a team of highly trained sound engineers makes the Band sound great by using the latest in audio equipment and techniques. 

As the Air Force's premier musical organization, The United States Air Force Band has wonderful opportunities for highly talented musicians. If you are pursuing a career as a musician or are currently a working professional, we invite you to read through our frequently asked questions to learn more about The Air Force Band and the many benefits of membership in the organization. You may also browse our listing of current openings and auditions or contact the Band's audition staff with your questions. 

Regional Band Vacancies

Regional band vacancies and AF Bands Program careers information can be found at

Current Openings

Trombone, Ceremonial Brass

Audition date: August 8, 2018
Materials due: July 4, 2018
Trombone Audition Flyer
Trombone Audition Requirements

Piano, Concert Band 

Audition date: August 22, 2018
Materials due: July 6, 2018
Piano Audition Flyer
Piano Audition Requirements

Tenor Vocalist, Singing Sergeants

Audition date: August 29, 2018
Materials due: July 10, 2018
Tenor Vocalist Audition Flyer
Tenor Vocalist Audition Requirements 

Drumset/Percussion, The USAF Band

Audition date: September 11, 2018
Materials due: August 7, 2018
Drumset/Percussion Audition Flyer
Drumset/Percussion Audition Requirements

Pop/Rock Male Vocalist, Max Impact

Audition date: October 9-10, 2018
Materials due: August 27, 2018
Pop/Rock Male Vocalist Audition Flyer
Pop/Rock Male Vocalist Audition Requirements


Info: (800) 283-8995
USAF Band Audition Team