Airman First Class (A1C) Aaron Evans serves as clarinetist for the United States Air Force (USAF) Heritage of America Band. He is Musical Director of the American Clarinet Quartet and works in the Publicity shop on the Social Media team.
Originally from Greenville, Texas, A1C Evans holds a Bachelor of Liberal Studies with a minor in music, and Master of Music in clarinet performance from Texas A&M University – Commerce, studying under Dr. Mary Alice Druhan. Prior to joining the Air Force, A1C Evans was a freelance clarinetist performer and private tutor throughout the Northeast Texas and Dallas area. He also worked as a personal injury case manager at a major law firm in Dallas. He was part of the 2012 International Clarinet Association’s Clarinet Day world premiere of Ben Stonaker’s Geometric Fragments No. 4. A1C Evans has also participated in masterclasses with internationally known clarinetists such as Ricardo Morales, Steve Cohen, Corrado Giuffredi, Julian Bliss, and Robert Spring.
2014 Bachelor of Liberal Studies, Minor in Music, Texas A&M University – Commerce, Commerce, TX
2018 Master of Music in Clarinet Performance, Texas A&M University – Commerce, Commerce, TX
1. October 2019 – Present, Heritage of America Band, Joint Base Langley-Eustis, VA
Global War on Terrorism Service Medal
National Service Defense Medal
Basic Military Training Honor Graduate
Air Force Training Ribbon
EFFECTIVE DATES OF PROMOTION
Airman First Class July 23, 2019
(Current as of November 2020)