Senior Airman Anna Gilpatrick is a French hornist with the United States Air Force Band of the Golden West, Travis AFB, CA. Originally from State College, PA, her Air Force career began in 2019.
SrA Gilpatrick is a 2016 graduate of the University of Michigan Ann Arbor where she earned a Bachelor’s Degree in French Horn Performance and Music Education. In 2019, she received a Master’s of Music degree in French Horn performance from the University of Southern California. Her teachers include Adam Unsworth, Bryan Kennedy, Kristy Morrell, and Steve Becknell. SrA Gilpatrick previously held the position of Second Horn with the Jackson Symphony in Jackson, MI from 2015-2018. She has also played with groups such as the Los Angeles Sinfonietta, the Debut Chamber Orchestra, and has attended music festivals such as the Texas Music Festival and the Hot Springs Music Festival.
2016- B.M. French Horn Performance, University of Michigan
2016- B.M. Music Education, University of Michigan
2019- M.M. French Horn Performance, University of Southern California
1. June 2019 - Present, Band of the Golden West, Travis AFB, CA
AWARDS AND DECORATIONS
Senior Airman "Below-The-Zone"
National Defense Service Medal
Global War on Terrorism Service Medal
Basic Military Training Honor Graduate
AF Training Ribbon
EFFECTIVE DATE OF PROMOTION
A1C - 23 April 2019
SrA - February 2021