Airman 1st Class Michael Evangelista

Airman First Class Michael Evangelista hails from Lancaster County, PA.  He received a Bachelor of Arts in Music Performance from Kutztown University of Pennsylvania in 2010.  In October of 2020 Airman Evangelista auditioned for and was awarded a position in the Air Force Regional Band.  Prior to his enlistment, Airman Evangelista worked as a full-time bassist, and educator in central Pennsylvania.  Some venues of note that he has performed at include the American Music Theatre, the Fulton Opera House, the Kennedy Center, and the Miller Center.



2010: BA in Music Performance, Kutztown University of Pennsylvania.


May 2021 – Present, Band of the West, Lackland AFB, TX

Major Awards and Decorations:

Air Force Training Ribbon
National Defense Service Ribbon
Basic Training Honor Graduate Ribbon

Effective Date of Promotion:

Airman First Class – 27 May 2020