Isaac Lamar

When the U.S. Air Force Band of the Golden West plays Wells Fargo Center for the Arts, you might spot a familiar face onstage.

Senior Airman Isaac Lamar of Santa Rosa plays saxophone with the band.

He’s a 1998 graduate of Piner High School and also received an Associate Arts degree from Santa Rosa Junior College.

Lamar completed his Bachelor and Masters degrees in Jazz Studies at the University of North Texas before joining the Air Force Band of the Golden West in 2010.

The band will play at 3 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 25, and there will be a pre-show discussion with members of the Band at 2 p.m.

Tickets are free, but reservations are required. Order forms are available at, or the center’s ticket office at 50 Mark West Springs Road in Santa Rosa.

Information: 546-3600,