Honor Band

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The Twenty-first Annual Virginia Tech Honor Band will take place Friday, January 19–Sunday, January 21, 2018. The weekend will culminate with a performance in the Anne and Ellen Fife Theatre within the  Virginia Tech Moss Arts Center on Sunday, January 21 at 1:00 PM. This concert is free and open to the public.

Approximately four hundred students from eight states are selected based on nominations from their band director. Student--musicians will spend the weekend in rehearsals, clinics, and performances on the Virginia Tech campus. Our honors wind ensemble will be conducted by Dr. Jonathan Caldwell, Director of the Wind Ensemble at Virginia Tech. The other three bands will be conducted by Mr. Chad Reep, Assistant Director of Athletic Bands at Virginia Tech, Mr. Don Linn, former Director of Athletic Bands at Kansas State University, and Dr. Will Petersen, Director of Bands at the University of South Alabama.

Nominations for VT Honor Band 2018 are now closed.

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If you have any questions or concerns, please send an email to honorband@vt.edu.


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