Band Day

BAND DAY 2017 DATE ANNOUNCED

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 3 at the JOHN PAUL JONES ARENA

We are excited to announce a new format for the 2017 Band Day.  On SUNDAY, DECEMBER 3 we will assemble an honor band of 410 high school students to perform with the University of Virginia Cavalier Marching Band in concert at the John Paul Jones Arena.  The concert will be held at 3 pm.  On December 3, prior to the concert, we will spend a few hours rehearsing both in sectional masterclasses and as a group and provide lunch.  Woodwinds, brass, battery percussion, colorguard and twirlers are all welcome to apply.  This will be a once-in-a-lifetime concert experience.

Final decisions on accepted nominees were emailed on Monday, September 18.  If you were nominated and did not receive an email or WISH TO INQUIRE ABOUT BECOMING A MEMBER OF THE BAND DAY HONOR BAND please email Andrew Koch, Associate Director of Bands.

The heading of our concert will be HOLIDAY WITH THE HOOS. (We intend to play many different styles of music.)  JPJ is not only the home of UVa Basketball, but it is one of the premier concert venues on the east coast.  It has hosted to major artists from across all forms music and stage (rock, hip-hop, county, pop and more).