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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 
BAND OFFICER/CONDUCTOR
Audition In Progress
Audition Flyer

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

MEZZO SOPRANO, Singing Sergeants
Audition In Progress


TENOR, Singing Sergeants
Audition In Progress

FRENCH HORN, Concert Band
Audition date: 
April 25-26, 2016
Resumes due:  March 1, 2016
Excerpts will be posted February 2, 2016
Audition date:  April 27-28, 2016
Resumes due:  March 1, 2016
Audition Flyer
Live audition requirements will be posted February 8, 2016

CLARINET, Concert Band
Audition date: 
23 May 2016
Materials due:  21 March 2016
Clarinet Audition Flyer
Preliminary Audition Requirements

2nd ALTO SAXOPHONE, Airmen of Note
Audition date: 16-20 May 2016
Materials due:  4 April 2016
Audition Flyer
Preliminary Audition Requirements

TROMBONE, Concert Band or Ceremonial Brass (TBD)
Audition date:  June 20, 2016
Materials due:  April 1, 2016
Audition Flyer
Preliminary and live audition requirements will be posted February 16, 2016

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.
tabRegional Band Wind Vacancies  

CLARINET
No Vacancies At This Time

SAXOPHONE
No Vacancies At This Time

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

Audition: 8 June 2016
Materials Due: 1 April 2016
Audition Flyer
Info: (210) 925-7768
bandofthewestauditions@gmail.com

OBOE/ENGLISH HORN
No Vacancies At This Time


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

Audition: 12 April 2016
Materials Due: 29 February 2016
Audition Flyer
Audition Requirements
Info: (210) 925-7768
bandofthewestauditions@gmail.com

FLUTE
USAF Band of the Golden West
Travis AFB, CA

Audition: 4 April 2016
Materials Due: 12 February 2016
Audition Flyer
Audition Materials
Info: (707) 424-0230
bandofthegoldenwestauditions@gmail.com

tabRegional Band Brass Vacancies 
tabRegional Band Rhythm Vacancies 
DRUM SET / PERCUSSION
USAF Band of Mid-America
Scott AFB, IL

Audition: 6 June 2016
Materials Due: 25 April 2016
Audition Flyer and Requirements
Info: (618) 229-8467
bandofmidamericaauditions@gmail.com

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

Audition: 4 May 2016
Materials Due: 8 March 2016
Audition Flyer
Audition Requirements
Info: (210) 925-7768
bandofthewestauditions@gmail.com

PERCUSSION
Peterson AFB, CO
Audition: 4 April 2016
Materials Due: 15 February 2016
Audition Requirements
Info: (719) 556-9916 or (719) 556-9961
usafabandauditions@gmail.com

STRING/ELECTRIC BASS
USAF Band of Mid-America
Scott AFB, IL

Audition: 23 May 2016
Materials Due: 8 April 2016
Audition Flyer and Requirements
Info: (618) 229-8467
bandofmidamericaauditions@gmail.com

STRING/ELECTRIC BASS
USAF Band of the Golden West
Travis AFB, CA

Audition: 22 April 2016
Materials Due: 22 February 2016
Audition Requirements
Info: (707) 424-0230
bandofthegoldenwestauditions@gmail.com

GUITAR
No Vacancies At This Time

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

Audition: 2 March 2016
Materials Due: 4 January 2016
Audition Flyer
Audition Requirements
Info: (210) 925-7744
bandofthewestauditions@gmail.com

VOCAL - Soprano/Alto
(Jazz & Rock Skills Required)

USAF Heritage of America Band
JB Langley-Eustis, VA

Audition: 24 March 2016
Materials Due: 29 January 2016
Audition Flyer
Audition Requirements
Info: (757) 225-5595
HOABAuditions@gmail.com

PIANO/KEYBOARD 
USAF Academy Band
Peterson AFB, CO

Audition: 20, 21, 22 May 2016
Audition Locations: TBD
(719) 556-9961 or (719) 556-9916
usafabandauditions@gmail.com
 
AUDIO ENGINEER
USAF Academy Band
Peterson AFB, CO

Audition: 6 May 2016
(719) 556-9961 or (719) 556-9916
usafabandauditions@gmail.com   

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