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Technical Sergeant Adam Von Almen

Technical Sgt. Adam von Almen is a tenor vocalist with the Singing Sergeants. A native of Lima, Ohio, his career in the Air Force Band began September 2022.

Prior to joining the Air Force, Sgt. von Almen was a multifaceted performer, having worked with many theater, opera and TV/film companies.

On the theater side, favorite productions include “Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story” at the Tuachan Center for the Arts, “Closer Than Ever” and “The Heir Apparent” at International City Theatre, “It’s Christmas Time!” at Tokyo Disney Sea, and “Grease” at Cabrillo Music Theater. He also workshopped a new production of “Merrily We Roll Along” with Tony-nominated director, Michael Arden, at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts in Los Angeles.

On the classical side, some favorite productions include “Candide” at Pasadena Opera, “Show Boat” at Opera San Luis Obispo and “Naughty Marietta” at Light Opera of New York. He was also named a 2020 finalist in the American Traditions Vocal Competition, as well as a 2019 semifinalist in the Lotte Lenya Vocal Competition.

Sgt. von Almen has also performed at Carnegie Hall with the Orchestra Now, David Geffen Hall at Lincoln Center (“The Scarlet Pimpernel”), St. Patrick's Cathedral (Rossini's “Messa di Rimini” and Franck’s “Les Sept Paroles du Christ sur la Croix”). In Los Angeles, he has appeared onstage with the LA Philharmonic and LA Master Chorale, including performing John Adam's, “El Niño,” directed by Peter Sellars. Additionally, he was a performer-in-residence with the Westwood Chamber Orchestra, performing in Maria Newman's “A Mass for Peace” and Handel's “Messiah”. On camera, you can spot him on “Arrested Development.”

Sgt. von Almen holds a Bachelor of Music degree from Ohio Northern University, with further graduate studies at the University of Kentucky.