The U.S. Army Field Band is hiring. The position open is for a Vocalist and stringed instrumentalist.

The ideal candidate is a great vocalist who can sing lead and harmony and is proficient on one or more of the following instruments: guitar, banjo, mandolin, fiddle, lap steel, pedal steel, dobro, bass, etc.

Duties will include performing as vocalist and string instrumentalist for the Six-String Soldiers of The U.S. Army Field Band. Tour up to 100 days per year throughout the U.S. and abroad and produce audio and video recordings, and other duties as required.

The position requires a minimum 4-year enlistment; the candidate will be informed of acceptance prior to enlistment. Must be a 17-34 years of age a U.S. citizen or other qualified resident.

Interested applicants should follow the Audition Process: Submit a recent resume with current physical address, phone, and email in PDF format, and provide a link to YouTube videos (private links acceptable) to: usarmyfieldbandauditions@mail.mil.  Audition recordings should reflect the track listing below.

The recording/video should include the following:

  1. Brief introduction of yourself and your background
  2. Examples of content that best represents you as a singer and instrumentalist

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. Applicants will be required to pass the Army’s physical examination prior to audition travel. Military personnel must be eligible for permanent change of station and must submit an Intent to Release memorandum from their unit Commander and an Enlisted Records Brief (ERB) or equivalent.

 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) 677-2455
usarmyfieldbandauditions@mail.mil

 

To view the full Application and Audition Requirements:  SSS Job Announcement – FINAL

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