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Members of the Band of the Northeast

MembersThe Band of the Northeast consists of 42 musicians.  All members are traditional members of the Air National Guard under the Pennsylvania National Guard.  Members of the Band of the Northeast serve one weekend a month and have an annual concert tour consisting of two weeks of active duty over the summer.





Senior Leadership

Commander & Conductor

Joseph R Denti


Senior Master Sergeant
John E Christ


Senior Master Sergeant
Noelani Uhl


First Sergeant

Master Sergeant
Jeffrey C Wacker
Director of

Master Sergeant
Richard Fitz
Director of

Master Sergeant
Jeffrey Pautz


Director of
Mission Support

Master Sergeant
Andrew J Callo

Director of

Master Sergeant
Clay Sattazahn

Director of
Public Affairs

Master Sergeant
Brian Stike


Unit Deployment

MSgt Jeremy Buss
Master Sergeant
Jeremy Buss

Ensemble Leaders

Social Media

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Happy Fourth of July from the Air National Guard Band of the Northeast. #193sow #PAAirNationalGuard
The Air National Guard Band of the Northeast celebrated Independence Day week in Bristol, RI at Independence Park on July 2, 2018. What a fantastic way to celebrate the 4th of July with a beautiful concert in the park! Come join us on July 4 at India Point Park, Providence, RI as we honor the Home of the Brave and celebrate Independence Day with patriotic favorites and spectacular fireworks!
Unfortunately tonight’s performance in Old Orchard Beach Maine has been cancelled due to heavy rains. Please come out tomorrow and join us at 6 pm for a concert at Friends of Congress, Portland!!!
Did you catch our concert at Rose Tree Park in Media tonight?? Lookout Northeast, we are coming your way!! Check out our website for performance dates, times, and locations!!
Members of our "Brass in Blue" are out spreading democracy and goodwill among our Allies in an undisclosed location in Eastern Europe. Safe Travels home! Be sure to catch ALL of our musicians in our upcoming summer tour. This summer, we'll be making stops in the Philadelphia area, Maine, and Rhode Island. Check our website for the full performance schedule!
Come join us this summer for our concert tour #HomeofTheBrave. See our concert schedule at http://www.music.af.mil/Bands/ANG-Band-of-the-Northeast/Appearances/ After two concerts in the Philadelphia area, the Band of the Northeast will make our first ever appearances in Maine!
The Air National Guard Band of the Northeast is thrilled to announce the launch of our new website. All Air Force Bands now have a new shared presence online. We are excited for the launch of this new collaborative website and all of the things that this will allow us to bring to you. Please go check it out and keep visiting us for the latest news, pictures, and other new content. http://www.music.af.mil/Bands/ANG-Band-of-the-Northeast/
Congratulations to our own SSgt Emily Shertzer. Not only is she an awesome oboe player, but she continually wins marathons and represents the ANG with amazing athleticism and pride!!
Come join our ensemble!! Audition information attached.

Contact Us

ANG Band of the Northeast 
(553rd Air Force Band) 
1505 Adams St
Building 505
Fort Indiantown Gap
Annville, PA 17003
Phone (717) 861-1109