Concert Band & Soldiers’ Chorus Piano
THE UNITED STATES ARMY FIELD BAND FROM WASHINGTON, DC
Staff Sergeant Darren Lael
Staff Sergeant Darren Lael is originally from Hickory, North Carolina. He earned a Master of Music degree from the University of Maryland and a Bachelor of Music degree from the North Carolina School of the Arts. Prior to joining The U.S. Army Field Band, SSG Lael was the keyboardist and conductor for touring productions of Grease!, Smokey Joe’s Cafe, Godspell, Oklahoma, and The Full Monty. He has also served as a faculty accompanist at Elon University and Grand Valley State University, and is a member of the American Guild of Organists.