TSgt Eddie Sanders III


Technical Sgt. Eddie Sanders III is the principal bassoonist with the Concert Band, The United States Air Force Band, Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling, Washington, D.C. Originally from Washington, D.C., he began his Air Force career in June 2000.

A graduate of Towson University, Sanders earned a Bachelor of Science in music performance in 2000. During his undergraduate studies, he was the winner of the Yamaha Soloist Competition. Sanders also won first place in the Sydney Lieberman Music Competition, second place in the Peggy Gordon Competition and was a finalist in the National Symphony Concerto Competition. His principal teachers include Lewis Lipnick and Dr. H. Gene Griswold.