Technical Sergeant Joseph Glassman joined the United States Air Force Academy Band, Peterson Space Force Base, Colorado, in December 2021. He currently performs as Percussionist/Drummer with Academy Winds, the Marching Band, and the Concert Band. He also serves as a Cyber Security Liaison.
Technical Sergeant Glassman grew up in Littleton, CO. His studies in music began at a young age, born into an already musical family. In 2014, he earned a Bachelor of Music in Classical Percussion Performance from The University of Denver’s Lamont School of Music under scholarship. In 2019, he completed his graduate studies in Jazz Vibraphone Performance at the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign under Tuition Waiver and Teaching Assistantship.
2010 High School Diploma, Dakota Ridge High School, Littleton, CO
2014 Bachelor of Music in Classical Percussion Performance, Lamont School of Music at the University of Denver, Denver, CO
2019 Master’s of Music in Jazz Vibraphone Performance, University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL
2021 USAF Basic Military Training, JBSA-Lackland, TX
December 2021 – Present, USAF Academy Band, Peterson SFB, CO
MAJOR AWARDS AND DECORATIONS:
National Defense Service Medal
Global War on Terrorism Service Medal
Basic Military Training Honor Graduate
AF Training Ribbon
EFFECTIVE DATES OF PROMOTION:
Airman First Class – December 2, 2021
Technical Sergeant – December 6, 2021