Away Playoff Football @ L. C. Bird H.S.
4:00 pm Band room open Pizza Provided for students NOTE THIS IS A CHANGE!
4:45 PM Rooms Open to dress
5:15 PM All Students dressed for Inspection
5:20 PM Load Buses
5:30 PM Depart for Lee Davis H.S.
6:15 PM Arrival and warm-up
6:40 PM Pre-game performance (National Anthem Only)
9:45 PM Load Buses
10:00 PM Depart L.C. Bird H.S.
10:30 PM Approx. Return to Hermitage
10:45 PM Release
Congratulations to Danny Santos on being named a member of the 2014 U. S. Army All American Marching Band. Danny will play tenor sax for the group and perform at halftime during the All American Bowl in San Antonio, Texas. Danny is the third All American from the Hermitage Band.
This past Saturday The Marching Panthers hosted and participated in the VBODA State Marching Assessment. The Marching Panthers put on their best performance of the year and received the highest rating possible of “SUPERIOR”. This completes the first half of the Virginia Honor Band Rating. They will continue their quest for their 26th Virginia Honor Band in March at the District 1 Concert Assessment.
Complete drill charts for the 2013 show “Native Rituals” are available at the link below.
2013 – Native Rituals
Animation is viewable on Youtube : Native Rituals Animation
Congratulations to the following students
Drum Major: Danny Santos
Field Conductor: Brooke Cable
Woodwind Captain: Janai Golden
Brass Captain: Darryl King
Drum Captains: David Western
VE Captain: Kelsie Drake
Chief Librarian Cindy Galeano
Chief Quartermaster (Uniforms) Johnny Acciarito
Equipment Manager Ryan Eberhardt
Field Manager Mercer Swetnam
Facility Manager DaQuan Morris
Congratulations to the following students on being named commanders for the 2013/14 Visual Ensemble:
Congratulations to the following students for making the 2013/14 Hermitage Visual Ensemble:
Congratulations to the Hermitage High School Bands, Marching Panthers, Indoor Guard, and Orchestra. This past weekend they participated in the Myrtle Beach Music Festival against groups from, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, North Carolina, Delaware and Virginia, where they received the following awards:
3rd Place Concert Band
2nd Place Indoor Guard
1st Place Parade Group 3
1st Place Parade Overall Champion
1st Place Overall Drum Major Parade
1st Place Overall Drum Line Parade
1st Place Overall Auxiliary Parade
1st Place Orchestra Group 3
1st Place Orchestra Overall Champion
The Hermitage High School Bands have achieved the designation of A Virginia Honor Band for the 25th time. This milstone places them third all time in the Commonwealth of Virginia. The Honor Band designation is presented to schools that receive a Superior Rating at both the State Marching Assessment in October and the District Concert Assessment in March. JOB WELL DONE!