SGM Darryl Buning has been a member of The U.S. Army Band "Pershing's Own" since 1990. He started his Army Band carer as a Bass Trombonest with the Ceremonial Band. He became the principal Bass Trombonist with the Concert Band in 1996. He has also performed with the Army Blues, the Herald Trumpets, the Brass Quintet and the Army Band's Downrange ensemble. As a free lance performer he has performed with the Detroit Symphony Orchestra, the Grand Rapids Symphony Orchestra and the Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra. He has held positions with the Prince William Symphony Orchestra, the McLean Orchestra, the Lansing Symphony Orchestra and the Muskeegon Symphony Orchestra.