Senior Airman Ian O'Beirne serves as a saxophonist for the USAF Band of the Pacific as of July 2018.
Originally hailing from Pennsauken, NJ, SrA O’Beirne pursued a Bachelor of Music and a subsequent Master of Arts in Teaching from the University of the Arts. Prior to joining the Air Force, he toured for seven years with the Glenn Miller Orchestra as baritone saxophonist and assistant road manager, touring the US, Canada and Japan. In addition to his academic pursuits, SrA O’Beirne studied woodwinds and composition with renowned artists Chris Farr, Ron Kerber, Bob Quaile, Kim Reighley, Avery Bree and Jacam Manricks.
2008 Bachelor of Music - Saxophone, The University of the Arts, Philadelphia
2009 Master of Arts in Teaching - The University of the Arts, Philadelphia
MAJOR AWARDS AND DECORATIONS
1. Air Force Achievement Medal
EFFECTIVE DATES OF PROMOTION
Airman First Class May 17, 2016
Senior Airman September 17, 2018