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Marine Band Members
Staff Sgt. Philip Broome

Euphonium Player Staff Sgt. Philip Broome of Atlanta joined “The President’s Own” United States Marine Band in June 2023.

Staff Sgt. Broome began his musical instruction on cornet at age 9 playing with the Salvation Army music program in the Southeast. Upon graduating in 2006 from Mt. Pisgah Christian School in Johns Creek, Ga., he attended Columbus State University where he began playing euphonium. He studied under Moffatt Williams and Andrew Miller at Columbus State University, earning a bachelor’s degree in music performance in 2010, and a master’s in 2012.

Prior to joining “The President’s Own,” Staff Sgt. Broome was principal euphonium in the United States Army’s West Point Band.

Staff Sgt. Broome performs with the Marine Band and Marine Chamber Orchestra at the White House, in the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area, and across the country during the band’s annual concert tour.