AUDITIONS

West Point Band Employment

The West Point Band is the oldest musical organization in the United States Army. Its primary mission is to provide musical support for the United States Corps of Cadets. The West Point Band performs a wide variety of commitments, including public concerts, ceremonies, chamber music recitals, recording sessions, and athletic events, and has performed at such prestigious venues as Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, Tanglewood and the Saratoga Performing Arts Center.

 

An assignment in the West Point Band is stabilized. Promotion to Staff Sergeant is awarded after the completion of Initial Proficiency Training as well as four months service.

 

 Benefit Information

  • Annual salary $60,396 - $69,324 upon promotion to Staff Sergeant**
  • Full Military Benefits (Medical/Dental/Retirement Plans)
  • 30 Days Paid Vacation Yearly
  • Tuition Assistance, and Post 9/11 GI Bill

 

** Regular military compensation combines basic pay, the Basic Allowance for Subsistence, the Basic Allowance for Housing and the tax advantage of those two untaxed allowances.  It does not include the overseas housing allowance or the overseas cost-of-living allowance.

Restrictions

  • New age restriction (as per DA requirement): Upon winning the audition, the candidate must arrive to Basic Training prior to his/her 35th birthday.
  • International applicants (non-U.S. citizens) must have a Permanent Resident/I-551 card in order to be eligible for enlistment.

 

Information for Current Soldiers

Current Active Duty Soldiers should submit an audition packet that includes the following additional material:

 

  • Enlisted Records Brief (ERB)
  • Three Noncommissioned Officer Evaluation Reports (NCOER)- Corporal and higher
  • Official DA Photo (Full length)
  • Letter of Release from current Commander

 

Prior service and active military requirements for audition with the USMA Band: MilitaryAppRequirements.pdf information chart

 

 

For further information on employment with the West Point Band...

Please call 845.938.2445 or 845.938.6746 between 8am — 4 pm Eastern Standard Time or e-mail bandauditions@usma.edu

 

The West Point Band is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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685 Hardee Place

West Point, NY 10996

Phone  845.938.2445

Fax  845.938.5187

Performance Hotline 845.938.2617

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Address

685 Hardee Place

West Point, NY 10996

Phone  845.938.2445

Fax  845.938.5187

Performance Hotline 845.938.2617

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Address

685 Hardee Place

West Point, NY 10996

Phone  845.938.2445

Fax  845.938.5187

Performance Hotline 845.938.2617

Contact Us