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CAREERS IN THE AIR FORCE BAND PROGRAM

Upon entry to the United States Air Force, all Air Force musicians are required to complete Basic Military Training located at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in San Antonio, Texas. Basic training lasts approximately eight weeks. During this period you will be assigned to the Drum and Bugle Corps.
The eight-week session is the only formal military training period musicians are required to complete. Unlike other services, the Air Force doesn't require members to attend a technical training school or military music school. After graduation from Basic Military Training, individuals report directly to their assigned band.

For more information regarding the audition process please visit our QUESTIONS page or phone 210-671-3934.

tabBand Officer/Conductor Openings 
No positions at this time.

To see audition requirements please go to the Officer/Conductor Auditions page.
 
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ANG Band Officer/Conductor Openings
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ANG Band Instrumentlist/Vocalist Openings
ANG Bands regularly have openings for instrumentalists and vocalists.  To learn more, visit each ANG Band website and look for audition announcements.
tabRegional Band Wind Vacancies  

CLARINET
USAF Band of Mid-America
Scott AFB, IL

Audition: 21 November 2014
Materials Due: 10 October 2014
Audition Flyer
Audition Requirements
Info: TSgt Derek Hinderliter
618-229-8467
derek.hinderliter@us.af.mil
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SAXOPHONE 
No Vacancies At This Time

BASSOON
No Vacancies At This Time

OBOE/ENGLISH HORN
No Vacancies At This Time

FLUTE
No Vacancies At This Time

tabRegional Band Brass Vacancies 
TRUMPET
No Vacancies At This Time

 HORN
No Vacancies At This Time

TROMBONE
USAF Band of the Golden West
Travis AFB, CA

Audition: 17 November 2014
Materials Due: 10 October 2014
Audition Flyer
Audition Requirements
Info: MSgt Ryan Miles
707-424-0491
bandofthegoldenwestauditions@gmail.com  
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EUPHONIUM

No Vacancies At This Time

TUBA
USAF Band of the Golden West
Travis AFB, CA

Audition: 3 November 2014
Materials Due: 12 September 2014
Audition Flyer
Audition Requirements
Info: MSgt Ryan Miles
707-424-0491
bandofthegoldenwestauditions@gmail.com  
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tabRegional Band Rhythm Vacancies 
PERCUSSION
No Vacancies At This Time

BASS
No Vacancies At This Time

GUITAR
USAF Band of the West
Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, TX

Audition: 10 October 2014
Materials Due: 15 August 2014
Audition Flyer
Audition Requirements
Info: SSgt Ryan Leatherman
(210) 925-7744
ryan.leatherman@us.af.mil

VOCAL
USAF Heritage of America Band
Langley AFB, VA

Audition: 15 September 2014
Materials Due: 8 August 2014
Audition Flyer
Audition Requirements
Info: SSgt Ryan Rager
757-764-1671
Ryan.Rager@us.af.mil  
HOABAuditions@gmail.com  
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PIANO/KEYBOARD 
USAF Academy Band
Peterson AFB, CO

Audition: 16 January 2015
Materials Due: 1 Dec 2014
Audition Flyer
Info: TSgt Monica Ding
719-556-9941
monica.ding@us.af.mil
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 AUDIO ENGINEER
USAF Band of the Golden West
Travis AFB, CA

Audition: 16 September 2014
Materials Due: 25 July 2014
Audition Flyer
Audition Requirements
Info: MSgt Ryan Miles
707-424-0491
bandofthegoldenwestauditions@gmail.com
Contact Us

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United States Air Force Band of the West
1860 Carswell Ave, Suite 1
JBSA-Lackland, TX  78236-5500

Main: 210-671-3934
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