Airman First Class Benjamin Roberts is assigned to the US Air Force Band of the Golden West at Travis AFB, CA, where he serves as the unit's Staff Composer and Arranger. Airman Roberts was born and raised in Austin, Texas, where he grew up performing as an actor and a singer in plays and musicals. He completed his Bachelors of Music at Northwestern University, studying Music Education and Arts Administration, with a joint-focus in vocal and instrumental education. At Northwestern, Roberts orchestrated and conducted over a dozen musicals, including the famed Waa-Mu Show.
Airman Roberts has composed, orchestrated, and prepared music for theaters nationwide, with extensive experience in Theater for Young Audiences. For nine consecutive seasons, he worked as a performer, orchestrator, and associate producer for Summer Stock Austin, a non-profit educational repertory theatre company in Texas.
2021 - Bachelor of Music, Music Education and Arts Administration, Northwestern University
Awards and Decorations
1. Global War on Terrorism Service Medal
2. Air and Space Training Ribbon
December 2021 - Present, Band of the Golden West, Travis AFB
Effective Date of Promotion
A1C - 09 DEC 2021