MSgt Benjamin M. Bowers


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.

From 1997 to 1999 Bowers attended Temple University in Philadelphia. In 2003, he received a Bachelor of Music degree in clarinet performance from the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music. He also holds an Artist Diploma from The Glenn Gould School of the Royal Conservatory in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Bowers has performed at the Aspen Music Festival, the International Festival Institute at Roundtop and with the Toronto Symphony. His teachers include Anthony Gigliotti, Ronald de Kant and Joaquin Valdepeñas.