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Honor Band

About Honor Band

The Twenty-second Annual Virginia Tech Honor Band will take place Friday, January 21 through Sunday, January 23, 2022. The weekend will culminate with a performance in the Anne and Ellen Fife Theatre within the  Virginia Tech Moss Arts Center on Sunday, January 23, at 1:00 p.m. 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. Bands will be conducted by:

Dr. Derek Shapiro, Director of Bands, Virginia Tech 
Dr. Emmett O'Leary, Assistant Professor of Instrumental Music Education, Virginia Tech 
Dr. Jack Eaddy, Director of Athletic Bands, Western Carolina University 
Dr. Adam Fontana, Assistant Professor of Music-Large Ensembles, SUNY-New Paltz