CPT Lee Lamb

CPT Lee Lamb


Captain Lee Lamb serves with The U.S. Army Band “Pershing’s Own” as the Associate Conductor of the Concert Band. A native of South Carolina, Captain Lamb attended the University of South Carolina, where he earned his Bachelor of Music degree in education and a performance certificate. He received his Master of Music degree in trumpet performance from the University of Georgia where he studied with former Canadian Brass trumpeter Fred Mills. Prior to joining the Army, Captain Lamb served as the Director of Bands at Appling County Middle School, Assistant Director of Bands at Appling County High School, and as the Adjunct High Brass Professor at Brewton Parker College in Georgia.

Captain Lamb began his Army career in 2009 as a trumpeter with the 101st Airborne Division Band. During this time, he served as an arranger, composer, and soloist, earned his stripes as a Noncommissioned Officer, was awarded the Colonel Finley R. Hamilton Outstanding Military Musician Award, and named the 2013 Band Soldier of the Year. In 2011, Captain Lamb designed and implemented the curriculum for Sounds of Acoustic Recovery, a music wellness program for injured Soldiers. He deployed to Afghanistan in 2013 as part of Operation Enduring Freedom and led a music wellness program in partnership with the 98th Medical Combat Stress Control Detachment. In 2014, Captain Lamb served as a doctrine writer and instructor at the U.S. Army School of Music in Virginia Beach, Virginia.

Captain Lamb commissioned in 2015 and went on to serve as the Executive Officer and Commander at the U.S. Army School of Music. In 2018, he became the Executive Officer of the 82nd Airborne Division Band and Chorus and was the Officer in Charge of the All American Chorus. He led the Chorus in performances across the globe, including the 75th Anniversary of D-Day in Normandy, France. Captain Lamb also founded the Fort Liberty Music Wellness Program in collaboration with the Soldier Recovery Unit. From 2020-21, Captain Lamb trained with the Walt Disney Company studying production, organizational culture and leadership. In 2021, he was assigned to the U.S. Army School of Music as the Officer Course Instructor and Director of Training.

Captain Lamb’s military awards and decorations include the Meritorious Service Medal (3 awards), Army Commendation Medal (2 awards), Army Achievement Medal (8 awards), and the Army Senior Instructor Badge.

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