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AUDITIONS held at Scott AFB, IL:

Unlike the premier bands located at Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling in Washington D.C. and Peterson Space Force Base in Colorado Springs, CO, the Air Force regional bands do not hold auditions for specific locations or vacancies; you are auditioning for entrance into the regional band career field as an Air Force Airman and musician and could be stationed at any one of our other regional band locations.

Starting salary: Rank of E3, $46-$68K annually 
(varies with pay allowances, dependents (spouse & children) and location)

Audition date: June 6, 2023
Materials due: May 2, 2023

Audition date: June 7, 2023
Materials due: May 3, 2023

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Audition Requirements
Audition date:  Aug 11, 2023
Materials due:  Jul 7, 2023

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Audition Requirements
Audition date: Aug 25, 2023
Materials due: Jul 21, 2023

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Audition Requirements
Audition date: Sep 22, 2023
Materials due: Aug 18, 2023

Requirements under Regional Bands by instrument
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Major Justin W. Lewis

Second Lieutenant Dorian Neuendorf
Flight Commander

Chief Master Sergeant Nicole Shininger
Senior Enlisted Leader

Senior Master Sergeant Ryan Leatherman

Master Sergeant Michael Correa 
Additional Duty First Sergeant

Ms. Tanya Miller
Administrative Assistant




Contact Us:


900 Chapman Drive
Scott AFB, IL 62225

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