Army Field Band Vacancies

THE UNITED STATES ARMY FIELD BAND FROM WASHINGTON, DC

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The United States Army Field Band has been thrilling audiences of all ages for more than six decades. As the premier touring musical representative for the United States Army, this internationally-acclaimed organization travels thousands of miles each year presenting a variety of music to enthusiastic audiences throughout the nation and abroad. Through these concerts, the Army Field Band fosters the support of the American people for members of the armed forces and supports diplomatic efforts around the world.

GENERAL JOB DESCRIPTION:
Tour approximately 100 days per year in the U.S. and abroad
There are opportunities to perform in small chamber music ensembles
Position requires a minimum 4-year enlistment — the candidate will be informed of acceptance prior to enlistment
Other duties as required in service to the organization

GENERAL QUALIFICATIONS:
Professional performance level
Proficiency in various musical styles
Strong sight-reading skills
Baccalaureate degree or higher preferred
Ability to meet Army height/weight standards and maintain a generally fit appearance
Civilian applicants must be 17-34 years of age
U.S. citizen or other qualified resident

SALARY:
Up to $63,312 (Army rank of Staff Sergeant)

BENEFITS:
30 days paid vacation annually
Medical and Dental care, plus medical care for immediate family members
Post Exchange and Commissary privileges
Educational benefits such as the Montgomery G.I. Bill and tuition assistance

PROCESS:
Applicants selected from screening of recordings will be invited for a personal interview and audition. Travel expenses will be paid by the United States Army. Military personnel must be eligible for permanent change of station and must submit an Intent to Release memorandum from their unit Commander.

Due to recent enlistment policy restrictions, prior service personnel are advised to consult with their local Army recruiter concerning eligibility.


CONTACT:
Attn: Auditions
The U.S. Army Field Band
4214 Field Band Drive STE 5330
Fort Meade, MD 20755-7055
Phone: (301) 677-5781 or 6231
usarmyfieldbandauditions@mail.mil

The United States Army is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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The U.S. Army Field Band

4214 Field Band Drive STE 5330

Fort George G. Meade MD 20755-7055

301-677-6586 | usarmyfieldband@mail.mil