OF THE UNITED STATES ARMY FIELD BAND
Master Sergeant Donald Dillenbeck
A native of Johnson City, New York, Master Sergeant Donald Dillenbeck joined The U.S. Army Field Band in 2007. He has served as a member of the 434th U.S. Army Signal Corps Band at Fort Gordon and the Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe in Belgium. He previously taught Sound Reinforcement at the Navy School of Music. MSG Dillenbeck holds a Master of Music degree from Northwestern University and a Bachelor of Music degree in Trombone Performance from the Crane School of Music.
Sergeant First Class James Little
Sergeant First Class James Little, is originally from Miami, Florida. Prior to joining The U.S. Army Field Band, SFC Little served as a Watercraft Engineer and was the Technical Director for the U.S. Army Soldier Show from February 2007 until May 2009. He attended Miami-Dade Community College, where he studied theatre arts with a concentration in design.
Staff Sergeant Madeline Brumback
Originally from Blacksburg, Virginia, SSG Madeline Brumback joined The U.S. Army Field Band in 2017. She holds a Bachelor of Music degree in Violin Performance from St. Olaf College, a Masters of Engineering in Operations Research degree from Cornell University, and a Master of Arts in Audio Science degree from Peabody Conservatory.
Staff Sergeant Ricky Furr
Staff Sergeant Ricky Furr was born and raised in the northern Shenandoah Valley of Virginia and received his Bachelor of Music degree in Commercial Music from Shenandoah University in 2008. He has performed with ensembles in a range of genres from pop/rock to jazz and classical, including a performance at the famed Carnegie Hall with the Shenandoah University Wind Ensemble. Before joining the Jazz Ambassadors in 2014, SSG Furr worked as a freelance studio and live sound engineer and taught music production and audio.
Staff Sergeant Jonathan Pusztai
Originally from Baltimore, MD and being raised in Reading, PA Staff Sergeant Jonathan Pusztai joined The U.S. Army Field Band in 2017. He has previously served as a member of the 2d Marine Division Band at Camp Lejeune, the 98th Army Band at Fort Rucker, and Maneuver Center of Excellence Fort Rucker Detachment. SSG Pusztai attended the Naval School of Music and plans on continuing his education in the future.