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Technical Sergeant Victor Holmes Jr.

Technical Sgt. Victor Holmes is a Double Bassist from San Antonio, TX.  Before joining the USAF Band, he held a string fellowship position in the Baltimore Symphony. He is an active member of the Sphinx organization performance ensembles as well as the Chineke! Orchestra. He went to Boston Conservatory and Boston University and studied with Edwin Barker and Ben Levy of the Boston Symphony. Sgt. Holmes also attended many festivals including Aspen Music Festival, Pacific Music Festival, and the National Repertory Orchestra.

Sgt. Holmes currently serves as the band's anti-terrorism representative as well as a physical training leader.  Highlights of Holmes's Air Force career include playing bass guitar with guest artist Melinda Doolittle at the Chief of Staff's residence, and performing for the 2017 Kennedy Center Honors banquet.