Staff Sergeant Thomas Mahovsky is a euphonium player with the United States Air Force Band of the Golden West, Travis AFB, CA. Originally from Conneaut Lake, Pennsylvania, his Air Force career began in 2016.
Sgt Mahovsky is a 2014 graduate of the University of North Texas, Denton, Texas, where he earned a Master’s degree in Euphonium Performance with a minor in Music & Medicine. In 2012, he graduated from Slippery Rock University, Slippery Rock, Pennsylvania, where he earned a Bachelor’s degree in Music Education and Euphonium Performance. Prior to joining the Air Force, he was a doctoral candidate at the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, where he was studying Multiple Low Brass Performance. SrA Mahovsky’s primary teachers include Dr. Brian Bowman, Dr. Brian Meixner, and Dr. John Tranter.
2014 – MM Euphonium Performance, Music & Medicine, University of North Texas
2012 – BM Music Education, Euphonium Performance, Slippery Rock University
1. July 2016 – Present, Euphonium, USAF Band of the Golden West, Travis AFB, California
AWARDS AND DECORATIONS
Basic Military Training Honor Graduate
EFFECTIVE DATE OF PROMOTION
A1C 17 May 2016
SrA 17 September 2018