Airman First Class Garrett Brown served as a bassoonist for the Band of Mid-America until July, 2023 when we joined the Army's West Point Academy Band.
Joining the Air Force in 2021, Airman Brown was assigned to the USAF Band of Mid-America, Scott Air Force Base, IL. He is originally from Reading, PA. Prior to joining the Air Force, Airman Brown pursued his bachelor’s degree in Music Education at Shenandoah Conservatory and his master’s degree in Bassoon Performance at Stony Brook University. Currently Airman Brown is pursuing his doctorate in Bassoon Performance at Stony Brook University. His teachers include Frank Morelli, Ryan Romine and Valerie Trollinger.
2017 - Bachelor of Fine Arts, Music Education, Shenandoah Conservatory
2019 - Master of Music, Bassoon Performance, SUNY Stony Brook University
In Progress - Doctor of Musical Arts, Bassoon Performance, SUNY Stony Brook University
September 2021 – present, USAF Band of Mid-America, Scott Air Force Base, Illinois
Air Force Training Ribbon
National Defense Service Medal
EFFECTIVE DATE OF PROMOTION
Airman First Class: 27 August 2021