SSG Anthony Sadlon
Hometown: Plainfield, IL
Joined the Band: 2020
Ensemble: The U.S. Army Ceremonial Band
Bachelor's Degree: Indiana University
Master's Degree: University of New Mexico
SSG Anthony Sadlon joined The U.S. Army Band "Pershing’s Own” in September 2020. Sadlon is a versatile performer and avid brass pedagog. He has traveled the world performing for Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines, played various national Broadway tours, and served as guest principal trumpet for the Tucson Symphony Orchestra, Phoenix Symphony, New Mexico Philharmonic, Santa Fe Symphony, Opera Southwest, and True Concord Voices & Orchestra.
Anthony comes from Plainfield, Illinois. He marched with the Phantom Regiment Drum and Bugle Corps in 2002 and was a soloist in 2005. Anthony received a bachelor’s degree in music education from Indiana University in 2008 and a master’s degree in music performance from the University of New Mexico in 2012. His mentors include Daniel Zehringer, Stephen Burns, Joey Tartell, Edmund Cord, John Marchiando, JD Shaw, Bill Williams, and Chuck Berginc.
Though performing is an integral part of Anthony’s career, his passion is passing on all he has learned along the way to students across the country. Teaching has been an integral part of his life since high school. Anthony served as lead teacher for the Young Musicians Initiative (an El Sistema program for the underprivileged youth in New Mexico) and a brass technician for numerous successful high school marching band programs in addition to developing a brass course at Mountain Ridge High School in Glendale, Arizona. He currently resides in Arlington, Virginia where he operates his own private studio.