Staff Sergeant Heath White, from Lincoln, Nebraska, joined the West Point Band’s Hellcats in 2016. He holds a Master of Music degree in flute performance from Indiana University and a Bachelor of Music degree in Music Education from the University of Nebraska. Before attending graduate school, Staff Sgt. White taught middle school band in Nebraska.
While at Indiana University, Staff Sgt. White premiered numerous student compositions and earned the Mrs. Hong Pham Memorial Award for New Music Performance. He has also performed and premiered works with the National Intercollegiate Band, Holographic New Music Ensemble, and New Voices Opera Company.