Concert Band Bass Trombone
THE UNITED STATES ARMY FIELD BAND FROM WASHINGTON, DC
Master Sergeant Wesley Ballenger III
Master Sergeant Wesley Ballenger is the bass trombonist with the Concert Band, The U.S. Army Field Band Trombone Ensemble, and the Federal Brass. MSG Ballenger has performed as soloist with the Concert Band on works by Chris Brubeck, Daniel Schnyder, and Eric Ewazen. MSG Ballenger earned his Bachelor of Music degree from Indiana University in 2005, where he studied with M. Dee Stewart and Peter Ellefson. He also spent four months abroad in Vienna, Austria studying with Ian Bousfield. MSG Ballenger served as bass trombonist with the Richmond (IN) Symphony Orchestra, the Columbus (IN) Philharmonic Orchestra, and the 2004 Disney Collegiate All-Star Band in Orlando, Florida. When he is not traveling all over the country with the Army Field Band, MSG Ballenger enjoys traveling all over the country with his wife, Becky.