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The United States Air Force Academy Band
Colorado Springs, CO

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Contact Information

Mailing Address:
The United States Air Force Academy Band
520 Otis Street
Peterson Space Force Base, CO 80914
General Contact
Phone (719) 556-9916

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Educational Outreach

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Sponsoring a performance by the USAF Academy Band

The United States Air Force Academy Band presents more than 400 performances each year providing music for official military functions and ceremonies as well as civic events and public concerts. If you represent an organization seeking support from The USAF Academy Band or wish to sponsor a public concert, please read the guidelines and follow the links on this page.

Official Military Functions

Air Force Bands provide a wide range of musical support for official active duty, Guard and Reserve unit military functions. Examples include military ceremonies, base open houses, dining in/out, unit morale events, military recognition events, and military honors. These events promote esprit de corps, troop morale and quality of life initiatives. For more information, please contact our band at (719)556-9916 or

Public Performances

The United States Air Force Academy Band may perform for public and civic events if the event is of general interest or benefit to a local, state or national community. However, the Band may not participate in events that are commercially sponsored; are designed to increase business traffic or raise charitable donations; or are associated with a religious or ideological movement, such as a Christmas parade, beauty pageant or political gathering. With the exception of concert tour performances, requestors may be required to fund the Band's expenses for performances outside of the Pikes Peak region.

Public concerts in a traditional concert hall, outdoor venue or parade must be free and open to the public. However, the Band may perform at fairs, exhibitions and similar events with admission fees if the performance is incidental to the primary event, and no additional fee is charged to hear the Band play.

A religious facility is an authorized site for a public concert when the event is of community-wide interest, non-sectarian, and broadly promoted. Air Force Band concerts must not be part of a religious service. An Air Force Band performance in a religious facility does not imply federal endorsement of any particular religion or ideology.

Educational Outreach

The United States Air Force Academy Band has a long tradition of music education for America's youth and involvement with local communities. The USAF Academy offers its educational products to music educators nationally. We encourage organizers of state music conventions, district superintendents, and proactive band directors to contact us to support your regional needs. We especially invite educators to consider concert/educational days that involve all of your music students in the region. At these events we attempt to bring in media support to highlight the excellence of your music programs and outstanding students. All of our educational services are free to the public.

Below is a partial list of educational conventions to which the USAF Academy Band has lent its support.

American Bandmasters' Association
Arizona Music Educators
Arkansas Schools Band and Orchestra Association
California Music Educators
Colorado Music Educators
Indiana Music Educators
International Association of Jazz Educators
International Clarinet Association
International Double Reed Society
International Horn Society
International Trombone Association
International Trumpet Guild
Midwest Clinic International Band and Orchestra Conference
Missouri Music Educators
National Association of College Wind and Percussion Instructors
National Flute Association
North American Saxophone Alliance
North Dakota Music Educators
Percussive Arts Society
South Carolina Music Educators Association
Texas Bandmasters' Association
Texas Music Educators' Association
Tubists' United Brotherhood Association

For further inquiries, please contact the Education Outreach department headed by Technical Sergeant Jonathan Powell at


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