Eligibility requirements for all enlisted musicians (Active Duty, Reserves, or National Guard):

  • 17-34 years old
  • U.S. Citizen or permanent resident alien
  • Have a high school diploma or equivalent
  • Be in good health and physical condition
  • Be in good moral standing
  • Prior service members may require waiver

Preferred Education/Experience

While the criteria listed above are the only requirements to enlist in the Army Bands Program, musicians with the following experience are the most desirable and successful candidates for our positions:

  • 10+ years of playing experience
  • A bachelors degree in music performance or education
  • Professional performance experience