Airman First Class Justin Weisenborn, a native of Garland, Texas, performs on trumpet with the United States Air Force Heritage of America Band and Heritage Brass located at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia. In 2011, he earned a Bachelor of Music in trumpet performance with a Minor in Mathematics from Southern Methodist University, where he studied with Tom Booth of the Dallas Symphony Orchestra and jazz trumpeter Akira Sato. In 2017, SrA Weisenborn received his Master of Music in trumpet performance from Oklahoma State University, where he studied with Dr. Ryan Gardner and served as the graduate assistant for trumpet. SrA Weisenborn has also studied with Forest Yenne, Dr. Jason Bergman, Ryan Anthony, Allan Dean, Russell DeVuyst, Mark Hughes, and David Hickman.
Prior to joining the Heritage of America Band, SrA Weisenborn was a trumpet instructor and freelance musician throughout the Dallas/Fort Worth area. He performed with the New Texas Symphony Orchestra (Principal) and Brazos Valley Symphony Orchestra. He also enjoyed playing with various jazz combos, big bands, brass quintets, and original groups. One such group, Lazy Summer, received nominations for Best New Artist and Best Jazz Artist in the Fort Worth Weekly 2014 Music Awards. Additionally, SrA Weisenborn performed in the National Trumpet Competition, where he was the winner of the 2016 Graduate Solo Division.
Joint Base Langley-Eustis, VA (April 2017-present)
National Defense Service Medal
Global War on Terrorism Service Medal
Air Force Basic Military Training Honor Graduate Ribbon Air Force Training Ribbon