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Regional Band


Minimum Education Requirement:
high school diploma or GED with 15 college credits


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Regional Band

Career Description

Almost every career in civilian life can be found within the U.S. Air Force. This includes a career in music. Air Force bands are composed of some of our nation’s finest musicians to include vocalists, percussionists, electric guitarists, pianists, brass and woodwind players, music arrangers and sound engineers. As a Regional Bandsman, you will have the opportunity to perform for diverse audiences in support of official military, recruiting and community outreach events.

Career Tasks

  • Perform in concert band, marching band, jazz, rock and country combos as well as chamber ensembles
  • Lead various ensembles as musical director at concerts, drills, parades and ceremonies
  • Compose original works and arrange a variety of music for the unit’s diverse musical ensembles

Relevant Interests & Skills

  • Performing Arts
  • Music Theory
  • Audio and Recording


To become an Airman in the Regional Band, you must qualify through a live audition. Applicants who pass the live audition will enter the unit directly after completing eight and a half weeks of Basic Military Training.