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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 Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, TX. Basic training lasts approximately six 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
Regional Band Audition Steps
Regional Band FAQ
or call the Band of the Golden West at 707-424-0491.
 

tabBand Officer/Conductor Openings 
Opening(s) Available
 
Audition: 12-13 March 2015; Washington DC
Materials Due:  9 January 2015

To see audition requirements please go to the
tabPremier Band Openings 
The United States Air Force Band, Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling, Washington, DC

Soprano Vocalist, Singing Sergeants
Audition:  May 5-6, 2015
Materials due:  March 27, 2015
Audition Flyer
Preliminary and Live Audition Requirements

Bass Trombone, Ceremonial Brass
Audition:
16 March 2015
Materials Due: 9 February 2015
Audition Flyer
Audition Requirements
Trombones Triumphant Reference Recording

Principal String Bass, Concert Band
*String Bass & Electric Bass
Audition: 18 May 2015
Materials Due: 3 April 2015
Audition Flyer

Info: (800) 283-8995
Email: USAF Band Audition Team
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.
tabBand of the Golden West Openings 
TROMBONE
USAF Band of the Golden West
Travis AFB, CA

Audition: 17 November 2014
Materials Due: 10 October 2014
Audition Flyer
Audition Requirements
Info: 707-424-0491
bandofthegoldenwestauditions@gmail.com  
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tabRegional Band Wind Vacancies  

CLARINET
USAF Band of Mid America
Scott AFB, IL

Audition:
30 March 2015
Materials Due: 16 February 2015
Audition Flyer
Audtion Requirements
Info: (618) 229-8467
bandofmidamericaauditions@gmail.com 
Contact Us
 
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
No Vacancies At This Time

EUPHONIUM
No Vacancies At This Time

TUBA
No Vacancies At This Time
tabRegional Band Rhythm Vacancies 
PERCUSSION
USAF Band of the West
Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, TX

Audition: 20 Feb 2015
Materials Due: 19 Dec 2014
Audition Flyer
Audition Requirements
Info: (210) 925-7744
bandofthewestauditions@gmail.com
Contact Us

BASS
No Vacancies At This Time


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

Audition: 13 Feb 2015
Materials Due: 19 Dec 2014
Audition Flyer
Audition Requirements
Info: (210) 925-7744
bandofthewestauditions@gmail.com
Contact Us

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

Audition: 27 Feb 2015
Materials Due: 19 Dec 2014
Audition Flyer
Audition Requirements
Info: (210) 925-7744
bandofthewestauditions@gmail.com
Contact Us

PIANO/KEYBOARD 
USAF Heritage of America Band
JB Langley-Eustis, VA

Audition:
5 March 2015
Materials Due: 20 January 2015
Audition Flyer
Audition Requirements
Info: 757-764-1671
HOABAuditions@gmail.com
Contact Us

 AUDIO ENGINEER
No Vacancies At This Time

 

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