SSG Jonathan Milke
Hometown: Wamego, KS
Joined the Band: 2020
Ensemble: The U.S. Army Concert Band
Bachelor's Degree: Indiana University
Master's Degree: Duquesne University
Doctorate or Performance Certificate: San Francisco Conservatory of Music
SSG Jonathan Milke joined The U.S. Army Band “Pershing’s Own” as the Principal Timpanist in 2020. Prior to joining the band, Milke's professional career included guest appearance’s with the San Francisco Symphony, Pittsburgh Symphony, Indianapolis Symphony, Buffalo Philharmonic, and Chattanooga Symphony.
Milke grew up in Wamego, Kansas, and went on to receive his Bachelor of Music degree from Indiana University Jacobs School of Music where he received numerous accolades including IU’s Performers Certificate. After graduation, Milke went on to receive a Master of Music degree from Duquesne University, after which he attended the San Francisco Conservatory of Music for post graduate studies. In addition to his formal education, Milke also attended the National Orchestra Institute and was a fellow at the Aspen Music School.