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ANG Band of the South

Concert Band

The Band of the South's Concert Band is comprised of some of the most talented musicians in the Southest region.  This is the largest ensemble which serves as the primary performing unit.  The Concert Band has provided musical entertainment throughout Tennessee, Mississippi, Arkansas, Kentucky, Virginia, North Carolina, Alaska, Florida, Maine, and the Dominican Republic. They also provide musical support for the staff and personnel at McGhee-Tyson Air Base.  

Their selections include patriotic music, marches, concert selections, as well as jazz.   

Band Members

Commander and Conductor
Lieutenant Colonel Roger Mills
Band Manager
Senior Master Sergeant Donnie Pickel
Senior Master Sergeant Steve Burdick
First Sergeant
Master Sergeant Traci Carico
Airman First Class Nina-Sophia Pacheco
Technical Sergeant Michelle Hoffman
Technical Sergeant Elisa Wardeska
Staff Sergeant Carolyn Dempsey
Bb Clarinet
Master Sergeant Traci Carico
Technical Sergeant Joshua Clark
Technical Sergeant Jamie Sexton
Senior Airman Michaela Cundari
Airman Leslie Sullivan
Staff Sergeant Layla Marshall
Bass Clarinet
Master Sergeant Amy Dix
Alto Saxophone
Master Sergeant Christopher Walker
Master Sergeant James McDonald
Tenor Saxophone
Senior Airman Andrew Cummings
Master Sergeant Michael Thomas
Technical Sergeant David Diamond
Staff Sergeant Leslie Dix
Staff Sergeant Robert Groves
Airman First Class Jonathan Thurston
French Horn
Master Sergeant Patrick Hydo
Technical Sergeant Chris Chance
Technical Sergeant Lori Reeves
Technical Sergeant John Champney
Master Sergeant David Fairchild
Technical Sergeant Daniel Stone
Technical Sergeant Robert Milligan
Staff Sergeant Matthew Adams
Staff Sergeant Lawrence Terry
Senior Master Sergeant Donnie Pickel
Senior Airman Caleb Matthews
Airman First Class Alex Colclough
Staff Sergeant Tony Watson
Technical Sergeant Duane Farnham
Staff Sergeant Wes Robertson
Senior Airman Nathan Williamson
Senior Airman Jose Ramirez
Sound Engineer
Staff Sergeant James Brannon


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Contact Us

ANG Band of the South
(572nd Air National Guard Band)
1812 Handly Dr.
McGhee-Tyson ANGB, TN 37777
Email us at angbandsouth@gmail.com!