Honor Band

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The Twenty-second Annual Virginia Tech Honor Band will take place Friday, January 24–Sunday, January 26, 2020. The weekend will culminate with a performance in the Anne and Ellen Fife Theatre within the  Virginia Tech Moss Arts Center on Sunday, January 26 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. Derek Shapiro, Director of the Wind Ensemble at Virginia Tech. The other three bands will be conducted by Professor Chad Reep, Assistant Director of Athletic Bands at Virginia Tech, Professor David Meunier, Director of Bands and Professor of Percussion at Drake University, and Major Scott Mckenzie, a band officer in the United States Army. 

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Honor Band Schedule 2020

Student Information Letter 2020 - Coming Soon!

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


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