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Senior Airman Burton Fowler

Senior Airman Burton Fowler is a bassoonist with the United States Air Force Band of the West. A native of Texas, he graduated from Rowlett High School in 2010 and earned his Bachelor’s degree in Music at Texas A&M University-Commerce in 2014. He then continued his music education at The University of North Texas, graduating with an Artist Diploma in 2016.

2017: Basic Military Training, JBSA-Lackland, Texas
2016: Artist Diploma, University of North Texas, Denton
2014: Bachelor of Music Education and Performance, Texas A&M University-Commerce

Feb 2017 - Apr 2017, student, Basic Military Training, JBSA-Lackland, Texas
Apr 2017 - Present, USAF Band of the West, JBSA-Lackland, Texas

Major Awards and Decoration:
Achievement Medal
Outstanding Unit Award
Good Conduct Medal
Global War on Terrorism Service Medal
Humanitarian Service Medal
Longevity of Service
Small Arms Airman Marksman Ribbon
National Defense Service Medal
Air Force Training Ribbon
University of North Texas Concerto Competition finalist, Hummel – 1. Allegro Moderato 2015
Texas A&M Commerce Concerto Competition winner, Weber – Hungarian Andante and Rondo 2013

Effective Date of Promotion:
Airman First Class - 07 June 2019