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The Band of Mid-America joined forces with the USAF Band of Flight for a period authentic Glenn Miller performance this #ArmedForcesDay at the Cincinnati Reds' Great American Ball Park! Armed Forces Day also coincided with the opening of the Memphis Belle's permanent display at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force. This display showcases the extraordnary heriosm of all the heavy bomber crews that flew over Nazi Germany during WWII. Stop by the display if you are in the area! #USAFBands #WWII #honor #GlennMiller #pinksandgreens #MemphisBelle
Join us in celebrating Armed Forces Day! #usafbands
Our joint collaboration with the USAF Band of Flight at the Air Force Museum has been unfortunately cancelled due to rain. Thank you for your support!
Thank you to all those who came out to our Recital Series this past Monday and Tuesday nights and thank you to the Hettenhausen Center for the Arts and the Sheldon Concert Hall and Art Galleries for hosting us! It was a joy to perform for you! Be sure to check out our band event calendar on Facebook for future performances of the USAF Band of Mid-America 🇺🇸🎤 #usafbands #chambermusic
Members of the Band of Mid-America team participated in the Police Memorial 5K Fun Run this morning. This 5K honors those who have paid the ultimate sacrifice and lost their lives in the line of duty. Before the race started, participants repeated the names of fallen defenders to pushups. Airman First Class Melissa Edgmon and Airman First Class Dana Bowers were the first females to cross the finish line. Way to go airmen! #usafbands #policeweek #honor
Please join the Band of Mid-America in congratulating SMSgt Jerry Kelley on his retirement after 26 years of faithful service! During his career he has performed throughout the United States, PACAF, the Middle East, and Africa as an Air Force Bandsman and has been stationed at Langley AFB, Elmendorf AFB, and finally here at Scott AFB. Sgt Kelley, you have been an amazing mentor, First Sergeant, NCO/SNCO, guitarist and all in all a wonderful and caring person to so many of us. Congratulations!!! You will be missed!
Happy military spouse appreciation day!! ❤️ We are thankful for our Band of Mid-America spouses! #thankful #usafbands #militaryspouseappreciationday
Big thanks to Webster University for providing an offsite rehearsal space for our upcoming Chamber Recital Series featuring opera singer extraordinaire, Kasia Borovic of the Opera Theater of St. Louis! Be sure to check out the Band of Mid-America’s Chamber Recital series on May 14th and 15th!! The program includes works by: Poulenc, Wilder, Chopin, Verdi and more. These concerts are FREE and open to the public on behalf of Air Mobility Command. For more details check out our Facebook events page! #usafbands #freeconcert
Join us in welcoming our newest airmen: Percussionist Airman First Class Kathryn Yuill and Vocalist Airman First Class Dana Bowers! 🥁🎤 Welcome! PROUD TO BE AMC! #usafbands #percussionist #vocalist #newairman #knowyourmil #mobilityairmen #facesofmobility #airforce #militarymusician Air Mobility Command
The Shades of Blue Rock Band rocked out for the students at Scott Elementary School last month as part of the Month of the Military Child #usafbands
Our airmen are doing AMAZING things! Join us in congratulating newly promoted Staff Sergeant Paula Hunt on her graduation from Airmen Leadership School! 🎉 She was the most distinguished in her class, earning the prestigious Levitow Award! Congrats SSgt Hunt! #usafbands
As we finish out the month of April, Happy “Month of the Military Child” to Josephine Dahlstrom, daughter of MSgt Peter (French Horn) and Stacie Dahlstrom. Josephine loves to sing, dance and play dress up. #motmc #monthofthemilitarychild 👨‍👩‍👧
ATTENTION TROMBONE PLAYERS!!! The Band of Mid-America is holding an audition! Materials are due on May 8th. Contact us @ 618-229-8467 or email bandofmidamericaaudtions@gmail.com for more info!
Happy “Month of the Military Child” to Nickolas and Lily Martin, (son and daughter of TSgt Jeremy Martin, our unit Staff composer/Arranger and his wife Christy Martin). They enjoy reading and drawing, as well as Minecraft. #motmc #monthofthemilitarychild
The Ted Mann Concert Hall at the University of Minnesota is beautiful!!! Thank you for the wonderful night! #usafbands
Thank you, Chatfield Minnesota!!! #usafbands
Well, the snow finally stopped and the community of Becker, Minnesota came out in full force to tonight’s concert!! Thank you so much for your support!!! #usafbands
ATTN Becker, MN Concert goers!! The Band of Mid-America Concert Band at the Becker Schools Performing Arts Center in Becker, MN on April 16th has been changed to 7:30 PM! See you there!
—CANCELED—Due to inclement weather the Band of Mid-America Concert Band at the Sheldon Theatre of Performing Arts in Red Wing, MN on April 15th at 4 PM is CANCELED!!
Due to inclement weather the Band of Mid-America’s concert AT 7 PM in Cokato, MN is CANCELED!!
Starlifter dazzled audiences at the Mall of America yesterday and today they perform for an electrified crowd at th… https://t.co/dj2UakiFM2
We are saddened to hear of the passing of “The Queen of Soul” Aretha Franklin. Please enjoy “Respect” performed by… https://t.co/15AOOpLod1
#Starlifter is out touring across Minnesota this week! They are featuring the hit song “Jet Airliner” by The Steve… https://t.co/pmhlH17JWK
The USAF Band of Mid-America is proud to recognize the promotion of Staff Sergeant Chip Cothran to the rank of Tech… https://t.co/5aajvPwElz
Join the Band of Mid-America in congratulating clarinetist Technical Sergeant Chantelle Friedman on being selected… https://t.co/7sw92Se9Oa
It was a busy week for trombonists! The USAF Band of the West’s A1C Jeriad Wood, and A1C Mike Steiger, along with t… https://t.co/ACnkNxLRBI
Last week, #starlifter performed at #summerfest in Milwaukee, WI on the 4th of July and #hotbrass performed in Gran… https://t.co/BLV1x4GOcF
Today is the day! Happy Fourth of July to all. Many of our ensembles have been out performing for all of you to ce… https://t.co/F1ntPaa2vp
Mobility Brass performed at @TheMuny last night for an enthusiastic crowd! #HappyFourthOfJuly #usafbands 🥁🎶🎵🎺🇺🇸 https://t.co/4KcyX4MxLr
106 degree heat index? No problem. “Hot Brass” lives up to it’s name!!! #hotbrass #usafbands #Happy4thofJuly https://t.co/koNZP9thML
Starlifter has been rocking out the past few days on their tour in Chicago! Today, they performed at the Jesse Brow… https://t.co/ppgkmRQVT3
Two of our percussionists performed at the Scott Air Force base CDC (children development center) to connect with s… https://t.co/4fFl2ZgwdD
Starlifter rocked out last night in Arnold, MO performing for the Military Order of the Cootie at VFW post 2593!… https://t.co/LqdT3JMelb
We have new tours on our Facebook event calendar! Check it out! We are coming to an area near you! #usafbandshttps://t.co/kssMLz2gMU
Starlifter just wrapped up a stellar tour, honoring veterans and citizens of the great states of Arkansas and Misso… https://t.co/cY2RlLNVqn
On Memorial Day, Starlifter performed for an enthusiastic crowd at the Veterans Memorial Wall in Bella Vista, AR!… https://t.co/A052XqzQdW
Airlifter Brass performed a ceremony this morning at the National World War I Museum and Memorial in honor of Memor… https://t.co/zloGjv3Y09
This Memorial Day, join the Band of Mid-America in paying tribute to those who have given their lives in defense of… https://t.co/3YiI6lBtFW
The Hot Brass quintet kicked off their Missouri tour on the FOX 4 News Kansas City morning show! Join the full roc… https://t.co/c8FO2EAjFj

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You can reach the Band of Mid-America at 618-229-8188. For specific concert questions, the number is 618-229-8141.


Band Leadership

Commander and Conductor

Lieutenant Colonel Michael Willen

Flight Commander


Second Lieutenant Brandon R. Hults

Chief Enlisted Manager 

Chief Master Sergeant Daniel Kenemore

First Sergeant

Master Sergeant David Hartung

Administrative Assistant

Tanya Miller