26th Annual Hermitage Classic Marching Band Festival

 

Hermitage Bands and Auxiliary Boosters proudly presents
 
The 26th Annual
Hermitage Classic
Marching Band Festival
September 29, 2012
Chester Fritz Stadium
Hermitage High School
 

Welcome to the 26th Annual HERMITAGE CLASSIC! This premier high school marching band competition will be held on Saturday, September 29, 2012 in the Chester Fritz Stadium at Hermitage High School, Henrico County, Virginia. The Hermitage Classic provides an exceptional performance venue for marching bands throughout Virginia. The Hermitage Classic, along with the highly qualified panel of adjudicators, creates an outstanding environment for high school bands to showcase their talents and achievements

The Hermitage Bands and Auxiliary Boosters CLASSIC Committee has worked tirelessly to make this event spectacular for bands and fans alike. Come join us for another great year of competition with bands from across Virginia.

 There are two ways you can help support our efforts to make the Hermitage Classic a continued success. Corporate sponsors can purchase advertising space in the Hermitage Classic program book to showcase their company to the Hermitage Classic audience. Click here to learn more about purchasing ad space for your business. Corporate or individuals and families can support our efforts by sponsoring one or more of the many trophies awarded to the bands in the competition. To find out more about sponsoring a competition trophy click here. Parents and families, if you choose to sponsor a trophy for the Classic your student will be allowed to present that particular trophy during the presentation of the awards!

The Hermitage Classic panel of Judges
  • Denny Stokes (Music)
  • Cheryl Newton (Music)
  • Gary Thompson (Marching)
  • Kenny Lipscomb (Marching)
  • John Easley (GE)
  • Paul Dembowski (GE)
  • Marlon Foster (Percussion)
  • Briana Dementi-Harris (Auxiliary)
  • Ben Williams (Drum Major)
The Hermitage Classic Schedule
Class School Name Warm-up Travel Gate Performance
3A Mills E. Godwin High School  11:15 11:45 11:55 12:00
1A New Kent High School 11:30 12:00 12:10 12:15
1A West Point High School 11:45 12:15 12:25 12:30
1A Middlesex County High School 12:00 12:30 12:40 12:45
1A Caroline High School 12:15 12:45 12:55 1:00
1A Spotsylvania High School 12:30 1:00 1:10 1:15
1A  Lee Davis High School 12:45 1:15 1:25 1:30
1A Gar-Field High School 1:00 1:30 1:40 1:45
1A J. R. Tucker High School 1:15 1:45 1:55 2:00
  Judges Break       2:15-2:30
2A  Mount Vernon High School 1:45 2:15 2:25 2:30
2A  Deep Run High School 2:00 2:30 2:40 2:45
2A  Manchester High School 2:15 2:45 2:55 3:00
2A  Annandale High School 2:30 3:00 3:10 3:15
2A  Patrick Henry High School 2:45 3:15 3:25 3:30
2A  Bluestone High School 3:00 3:30 3:40 3:45
2A  Chancellor High School 3:15 3:45 3:55 4:00
2A  Monacan High School 3:30 4:00 4:10 4:15
2A  Atlee High School 3:45 4:15 4:25 4:30
Exhibition Hermitage High School 4:00 4:30 4:40 4:45
  A & AA Awards       5:00-5:45
3A Kecoughtan High School 5:00 5:30 5:40 5:45
3A Lafayette High School 5:20 5:50 6:00 6:05
3A Massaponax High School 5:40 6:10 6:20 6:25
3A Midlothian High School 6:00 6:30 6:40 6:45
3A Albemarle High School 6:20 6:50 7:00 7:05
3A Douglas Freeman High School 6:40 7:10 7:20 7:25
  Judges Break       7:35-7:50
4A Llyod C. Bird High School 7:05 7:35 7:45 7:50
4A Warhill High School 7:25 7:55 8:05 8:10
4A Thomas Dale High School 7:45 8:15 8:25 8:30
4A Mountain View High School 8:05 8:35 8:45 8:50
4A James River High School 8:25 8:55 9:05 9:10
5A Hampton High School 8:45 9:15 9:25 9:30
5A Lake Bradock Secondary School 9:05 9:35 9:45 9:50
  JMU’s Marching Royal Dukes in Exhibition       10:10
  AAA, AAAA, & AAAAA Awards       10:30
 
 
Directions to Hermitage High School
8301 Hungary Springs Road
Richmond, VA 23228
    • From Charlottesville – I-64E

Take the Parham Road Exit (Exit 181). Turn left at the end of the exit ramp onto Parham Road. Continue on Parham to the light at Hungary Springs Road. Turn left…the school will be on the right. Stadium and student parking will be beyond the building.

    • From Williamsburg/Va. Beach – I-64W

Stay on I-64 W through Richmond city…be sure to stay on I-64W when it splits from I-95N. Continue to the Parham Road North Exit. After taking that exit, continue on Parham to the light at Hungary Springs Road. Turn left…the school will be on the right. Stadium and student parking will be beyond the building.

    • From Washington/Fredericksburg – I-95S

Exit I-95 via ramp at sign reading “Exit 83B VA-73 Parham Rd” and continue on Parham approx. 3 1/2 miles. Turn right at light at Hungary Springs Road. School will be on the right. Stadium and student parking will be beyond the building.

    • From Petersburg – I-95N

Stay on I-95N through Richmond…it will join with I-64W for a while. When the interstates divides take the I-64W (to Charlottesville) split to the right. Continue to the Parham Road North Exit. After taking that exit, continue on Parham to the light at Hungary Spring Road. Turn left…the school will be on the right. Stadium and student parking will be beyond the building.

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