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The Concert Band is the largest performing ensemble within the United States Air Force Band of the Golden West and upholds the United States’ historic legacy of symphonic wind band music. Comprising nearly 50 musicians, the Concert Band performs across California, Oregon, Washington, Nevada, and Arizona for thousands of listeners in live concert appearances and for millions via its numerous television, radio, and internet broadcasts. Throughout its history, the Concert Band has collaborated with some of America’s leading band conductors, and received enthusiastic critical acclaim as one of the premier musical organizations of its kind.

The Concert Band performs a wide variety of music, from standard concert band and wind ensemble literature to orchestral transcriptions, military marches, jazz, pop, Broadway, and more. Its varied and eclectic programs offer something for everyone and is an excellent choice for family entertainment.

As part of the Band of the Golden West, the Concert Band’s mission is to harness musical excellence to HONOR our nation and those who have served, INSPIRE patriotism and resilience in our Airmen, Guardians, and nations’ citizens, and CONNECT the Air Force with the American public and community partners. The excellence demonstrated by the Concert Band reflects the excellence displayed by all Airmen stationed worldwide, whose selfless service and sacrifices ensure the freedoms enjoyed by citizens of the United States of America.