Senior Master Sgt. Christian Pagnard is the associate principal trumpeter with the Concert Band, The United States Air Force Band, Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling, Washington, D.C. Originally from Centerville, Ohio, his career in the Air Force began in 2001.
A graduate of Cedarville University, Pagnard earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in music performance in 1997. In 1999, he received a Master of Music degree in trumpet performance from the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music. Pagnard has performed with a wide variety of groups including the Summit Brass, Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra, McLean Symphony Orchestra, Disney Grammy Collegiate Orchestra, Royal Brass Quartet and Eurobrass. His former teachers include Charles Pagnard, Alan Seibert, and Marie Speziale.