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Senior Master Sergeant Benjamin M. Bowers

Senior Master Sgt. Benjamin M. Bowers is a clarinetist with the Concert Band, The United States Air Force Band, Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling, Washington, D.C. Originally from Falls Church, Virginia, his career in the Air Force began in 2005.

Before joining the Air Force, he performed at the Aspen Music Festival and School, the Round Top Festival Institute, and the Toronto Symphony Orchestra. His teachers include Anthony Gigliotti, Ronald de Kant and Joaquin Valdepeñas.

A graduate of the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music, Bowers received a Bachelor of Music degree in Clarinet Performance. He also received an Artist Diploma from The Glenn Gould School of the Royal Conservatory of Music in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.