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Concert Band

The United States Air Force Concert Band is the premier symphonic wind ensemble of the United States Air Force. Stationed at Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling in Washington, D.C., it is the largest of six musical ensembles that form The United States Air Force Band. Featuring 52 active duty Airmen musicians, the Concert Band performs across the United States via biannual tours, engages the local community in our nation's capital through numerous concert series, and reaches millions globally through live radio, television and internet broadcasts. Additionally, Concert Band members perform in smaller chamber ensembles at official military and civilian functions, education outreach events and local concert venues.

The Concert Band performs a wide variety of music ranging from classical transcriptions and original works to solo features, light classics, popular favorites and patriotic selections. Remaining true to the Air Force's pioneering spirit, the ensemble is renowned as a champion of new works for band, with dozens of world premieres to its credit. It is in constant demand by many of the world's most highly-respected professional musical organizations, including the American Bandmasters Association, the National Association for Music Education and The Midwest Clinic.

As part of The USAF Band, the Concert Band honors those who have served, inspires American citizens to heightened patriotism and service, and connects with the global community on behalf of the U.S. Air Force and the United States. The excellence demonstrated by these Airmen musicians is a reflection of the excellence displayed by Airmen stationed around the globe. The USAF Band is proud to represent all Airmen, whose selfless service and sacrifice ensure the freedoms we enjoy as citizens of the United States of America.

Personnel

LEADERSHIP
Conductor
Colonel Don Schofield
Flight Chief
Chief Master Sgt. Stacy Newbrough Ascione
Superintendent
Senior Master Sgt. Randy L. Gorman

PICCOLO

Master Sgt. Megan Ensor

FLUTE
Chief Master Sgt. Stacy Newbrough Ascione
Master Sgt. Jennifer Tersero

OBOE
Senior Master Sgt. Tracey J. MacDonald
Master Sgt. Kaitlin E. Hartley
Technical Sgt. Emily R. Foster

ENGLISH HORN
Technical Sgt. Emily R. Foster

E♭ CLARINET
Master Sgt. Brooke Sheridan Emery

B♭ CLARINET 
Senior Master Sgt. Julianna Evans Arnold
Senior Master Sgt. J. Blake Arrington
Master Sgt. Ani A. Berberian
Master Sgt. Benjamin M. Bowers
Master Sgt. Laura Henry Shoun
Master Sgt. Sara Reese
Master Sgt. Brian Wahrlich
Technical Sgt. Nikki Hill
Technical Sgt. Jeremy Klenke
Technical Sgt. Joseph Velez

BASS CLARINET
Senior Master Sgt. David K. Stump

BASSOON
Technical Sgt. Eddie Sanders III
Technical Sgt. Sandra Johnson


ALTO SAXOPHONE
Master Sgt. Jeremy P. Koch
Technical Sgt. Ricky Parrell


TENOR SAXOPHONE
Senior Master Sgt. Jacob McCray


BARITONE SAXOPHONE
Technical Sgt. Carolyn Braus


TRUMPET
Senior Master Sgt. Christian M. Pagnard
Master Sgt. Blakely Carroll Rosengaft
Technical Sgt. Valentin Lukashuk
Technical Sgt. Kristopher Westrich
Technical Sgt. Forrest Sonntag


FRENCH HORN
Senior Master Sgt. Philip E. Krzywicki
Senior Master Sgt. Brett E. Miller
Master Sgt. David Balandrin
Technical Sgt. Peter Morris
Technical Sgt. Manuel A. Collazo-Llantin


TROMBONE
Master Sgt. Matthew Nudell
Technical Sgt. James Layfield
Technical Sgt. David Gonzalez


BASS TROMBONE
Senior Master Sgt. Jay Heltzer

EUPHONIUM
Master Sgt. John Cox
Technical Sgt. Brandon Jones


TUBA
Senior Master Sgt. Brian Sands
Staff Sgt. Daniel Walley


STRING BASS
Technical Sgt. Jonathan Davies

PERCUSSION
Senior Master Sgt. Randy L. Gorman
Master Sgt. Adam A. Green
Technical Sgt. Matthew Penland
Technical Sgt. Bradley Robinson

TIMPANI
Technical Sgt. C.J. Armbruster


HARP
Technical Sgt. Gréta K Ásgeirsson

PIANO
Technical Sgt. Cagdas Donmezer

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@justbudfox @UKFineArts Thank you!!! We appreciate your support, and are so glad we were able to connect with you on our tour!
@ladydshops You all were such a gracious audience, it was our pleasure!
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Concert Band Music

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