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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.

tabArranger Vacancies 
ARRANGER
Audition: 1-2 August 2016
Materials Due: 3 June 2016
tabBand Officer/Conductor Vacancies 
BAND OFFICER/CONDUCTOR
No Vacancies at this Time

To see audition requirements please go to the
tabPremier Band Vacancies 
Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling, Washington, DC

TRUMPET, Concert Band and Ceremonial Brass
(one opening per ensemble)

Audition date:  October 5, 2016
Materials due:  August 5, 2016
Preliminary Audition Requirements

DOUBLE BASS, Air Force Strings
Audition: 
26 September 2016
Materials due:  5 August 2016
Double Bass Audition Flyer
Preliminary and Live Audition Requirements

EUPHONIUM, Ceremonial Brass
Audition date: 
1-2 August 2016
Materials due:  10 June 2016
Euphonium Audition Flyer
Preliminary and Live Audition Requirements

** UPDATED** SOPRANO, Singing Sergeants
Audition date: 
8 September 2016
Materials due:  15 July  2016
Soprano Audition Flyer
Preliminary and Live Audition Requirements

AUDIO ENGINEER
Audition: 
26-27 July 2016
Materials Due:  27 May 2016
tabAir National Guard Band Openings 
ANG Band Officer/Conductor Openings
None at this time.

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
Audition: 14 November 2016
Materials Due:  19 September 2016
Audition Flyer and Requirements
Audition Location:
USAF Academy Band
Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado Springs, CO
Info: (719) 556-9961
usafabandauditions@gmail.com

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
Audition: 11 August 2016
Materials Due: 27 June 2016
Audition Flyer
Audition Location:
USAF Heritage of America Band
JB Langley-Eustis, VA

Info: (757) 764-2931
HOABauditions@gmail.com

TRUMPET
Audition: 7 November 2016
Materials Due:  13 September 2016
Audition Flyer
Audition Requirements
Audition Location:
USAF Band of the West
Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, TX
 
Info: (210) 925-7768
bandofthewestauditions@gmail.com

HORN
Audition: 7 October 2016
Materials Due:  12 August 2016
Audition Flyer and Requirements
Audition Location:
USAF Academy Band
Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado Springs, CO
Info: (719) 556-9961
usafabandauditions@gmail.com

TROMBONE
Audition: 4 October 2016
Materials Due:  22 August 2016
Audition Flyer
Audition Requirements
Audition Location:
USAF Band of the West
Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, TX

Info: (210) 925-7768
bandofthewestauditions@gmail.com

TROMBONE
Audition: 28 October 2016
Materials Due:  2 September 2016
Audition Flyer and Requirements
Audition Location:
USAF Academy Band
Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado Springs, CO
Info: (719) 556-9961
usafabandauditions@gmail.com

CLARINET
Audition: 14 November 2016
Materials Due:  19 September 2016
Audition Flyer and Requirements
Audition Location:
USAF Academy Band
Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado Springs, CO
Info: (719) 556-9961
usafabandauditions@gmail.com

EUPHONIUM
No Vacancies At This Time
 
TUBA
Audition: 
5 August 2016
Materials Due: 12 June 2016
Audition Requirements
Audition Location:
USAF Band of the Golden West
Travis AFB, CA

Info: (707) 424-0230
bandofthegoldenwestauditions@gmail.com
tabRegional Band Rhythm Vacancies 
DRUM SET / PERCUSSION
No Vacancies At This Time

STRING/ELECTRIC BASS
Audition: 29 August 2016
Materials Due: 6 July 2016
Audition Location:
USAF Band of Mid-America
Scott AFB, IL

Info: (618) 229-8467
bandofmidamericaauditions@gmail.com

STRING/ELECTRIC BASS
Audition: Nashville, TN 18 October 2016
Dallas, TX 20 October 2016
Materials Due:  26 Aug 2016
Audition Flyer and Requirements
Audition Locations TBD
USAF Academy Band
Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado Springs, CO
Info: (719) 556-9961
usafabandauditions@gmail.com

GUITAR
No Vacancies At This Time

VOCALIST
Audition: 24 October 2016
Materials Due: 12 September 2016
Audition Flyer and Requirements
Audition Location:
USAF Band of Mid-America
Scott AFB, IL

Info: (618) 229-8467
bandofmidamericaauditions@gmail.com 

VOCALIST
Audition: Nashville, TN 18 October 2016
Dallas, TX 20 October 2016
Colorado Springs, CO 4 November 2016
Materials Due:  26 Aug 2016
Audition Flyer and Requirements
Audition Locations TBD
USAF Academy Band
Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado Springs, CO
Info: (719) 556-9961
usafabandauditions@gmail.com

PIANO/KEYBOARD 
(Commercial Skills Required)
Audition: 27 September 2016
Materials Due: 18 August 2016
Audition Flyer and Requirements
Audition Location:
USAF Band of the West
JB San Antonio-Lackland TX 

(210) 925-7768
bandofthewestauditions@gmail.com

PIANO/KEYBOARD
(Classical and Commercial Skills Required)

Audition: Nashville, TN 18 October 2016
Dallas, TX 20 October 2016
Colorado Springs, CO 4 November 2016 
Materials Due:  26 Aug 2016
Audition Flyer and Requirements
Audition Locations TBD
USAF Academy Band
Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado Springs, CO
Info: (719) 556-9961
usafabandauditions@gmail.com

AUDIO ENGINEER
Audition: 12 September 2016
Materials Due: 1 August 2016
Audition Flyer and Requirements
Audition Location:
USAF Band of Mid-America
Scott AFB, IL

Info: (618) 229-8467
bandofmidamericaauditions@gmail.com

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

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