Hannah Cavender, Associate Director of Bands

Hannah Cavender, a native of Franklin, Tennessee, joined the Veterans High School faculty as Associate Director of Bands in 2017. Ms. Cavender graduated magna cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in Music Education from the University of Georgia. 

 

During her time at UGA, she studied saxophone under Dr. Connie Frigo and conducting under Dr. Jaclyn Hartenberger and Dr. Michael Robinson. She was a member of the Hodgson Wind Ensemble, Jazz Band I, and an active participant in chamber music. Ms. Cavender was also member of the Redcoat Marching Band and served as drum major of the 435-member band in 2015 and 2016. 

 

 

In addition to conducting the Veterans High School Wind Symphony, Ms. Cavender also instructs freshman woodwinds, directs the jazz band, teaches music appreciation, and assists in all aspects of the marching band and three concert bands. Her professional affiliations include NAfME, GMEA, and Sigma Alpha Iota, a professional music fraternity for women.

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BAND NEWS!

Virtual Sectionals

In an effort for each section to meet each other and get information regarding marching band, we will have virtual sectionals that will last from 30 - 45 min each.  While we do not intend to play, students should bring their instruments (if they have it) so we can teach the basics of how to hold it.  (Still plan on attending if you don’t have an instrument).  Dates are as follows:

Flute - Wed.  July 22nd at 12:00pm

Clarinet -  Wed. July 22nd at 1:00pm

Alto Sax & Low Reeds -  Wed. July 22nd at 2:00pm

Mellophone -  Wed. July 22nd at 3:00pm

Guard -  Wed.  July 22nd at 4:00pm

 

Trumpet - Thurs. July 23rd at 12:00pm

Trombone - Thurs.  July 23rd at 1:00pm

Tuba & Euphonium -Thurs.  July 23rd at 2:00pm

Percussion - Thurs.  July 23rd at 3:00pm

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