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Senior Airman Da Tang

Senior Airman Da Tang is a clarinetist with the United States Air Force in Europe Band, where he is assigned to the Concert Band, Ceremonial Marching Band, and Clarinet Quartet. Born in Chengdu China, he came to United States at the age of 15. In 2007, he graduated from high school, Interlochen Arts Academy, Michigan. He then went on and earned Bachelor of Music and Master of Music degrees at San Francisco Conservatory of Music.

SrA Tang has performed with China National Symphony Orchestra, Modesto Symphony Orchestra, San Francisco Symphony Youth Orchestra, Switzerland Woodwinds, Hangzhou Philharmonic, and Basoti Opera. Toured Europe, U.S., and China multiple times in 2008 to 2013. As a soloist, he gave concerts and recitals at San Francisco and Chengdu, China. His teachers includes Luis Baez, Jerome Simas, Nathan Williams and Kai Zhen.

EDUCATION
2009: High school diploma, Interlochen Arts Academy
2013: Bachelor of Music, San Francisco Conservatory of Music
2015: Master of Music, San Francisco Conservatory of Music

ASSIGNMENTS
1. June 2016 - Aug 2016, student, Basic Military Training, Lackland Air Force Base, Texas
2. Sep 2016 - Apr 2019, Clarinet, USAF Band of the West, Lackland Air Force Base, Texas
3. May 2019 – Present, Clarinet, USAF in Europe Band, Ramstein Air Base, Germany
 

MAJOR AWARDS AND DECORATIONS
National Defense Service Medal
Air Force Training Ribbon
Small Arms Marksmanship Ribbon

EFFECTIVE DATES OF PROMOTION
Airman First Class - 19 Aug 2016
Senior Airman - 28 Oct 2018