Gloucester High School Band"An 8 Time Virginia Honor Band"

Gloucester, VA / Samuel Venable, Director of Bands

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Drums Along the Boulevard Competition
Date September, 21, 2019
Juan Mexican Cafe Fundraiser
Date September, 26, 2019 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Guinea Jubilee
Date September, 28, 2019
Short Lane Ice Cream Fundraiser
Date September, 30, 2019 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Warhill Competition
Date October, 5, 2019

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Director of Band

Director of Bands

A native of Virginia Beach, VA,  Samuel L. Venable is currently the Director of Bands at Gloucester High School in Gloucester, VA. Mr. Venable received his high school education from Tallwood High School, in Virginia Beach, VA. He received his Bachelor of Music with an emphasis in Music Education from Old Dominion University in 2015.

While in college, Mr. Venable studied saxophone under the 77 th President of the American Band Masters Association and Director of Bands of ODU, Mr. Dennis Zeisler. Mr. Venable performed in multiple ensembles including Wind Ensemble, Symphonic Band, The Monarch Marching Band, and Saxophone Quartet. Mr. Venable was also active in his fraternity Phi Mu Alpha as a Bass singer.

Mr. Venable currently resides in Yorktown, VA with his wife Jenna.

A native of Virginia Beach, VA,  Samuel L. Venable is currently the Director of Bands at Gloucester High School in Gloucester, VA. Mr. Venable received his high school education from Tallwood High School, in Virginia Beach, VA. He received his Bachelor of Music with an emphasis in Music Education from Old Dominion University in 2015.

While in college, Mr. Venable studied saxophone under the 77 th President of the American Band Masters Association and Director of Bands of ODU, Mr. Dennis Zeisler. Mr. Venable performed in multiple ensembles including Wind Ensemble, Symphonic Band, The Monarch Marching Band, and Saxophone Quartet. Mr. Venable was also active in his fraternity Phi Mu Alpha as a Bass singer.

Mr. Venable currently resides in Yorktown, VA with his wife Jenna.

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5360 Discovery Park Blvd. Ste. 101-A
Williamsburg, VA 23188
Phone: 757-229-0841 *Fax: 757-229-5479
Hours: Mon-Fri: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Nikki West
3765 George Washington Memorial Hwy
Hayes, VA 23072
Phone: 804-642-6126 EXT. 128 * Cell: 804-815-4832
Hours: Mon-Sat: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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13802 George Washington Mem Hwy
Glens VA, 23149
Phone: (804) 758-5522 *Fax: (804) 758-9002
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2310 George Washington Mem. Highway
Hayes, VA 23072
Phone: 804-642-5401
Hours: Mon-Thu: 11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Hours: Fri: 11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Hours: Sat: 7:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Hours: Sun: 7:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Bubba's Shrimp Shack
4900 George Washington Memorial Hwy
Hayes, VA 23072
Phone: (804) 684-5428
Hours: Mon-Sat: 11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Hours: Sun: 7:00 AM - 8:30 PM
Patriots Grill
7313 Main Street
Gloucester, VA 23061
Phone: (804) 824-9703
Hours: Mon-Fri: 4:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Hours: Sat: 11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Hours: Sun: 11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
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2357 YORK CROSSING DRIVE
Hayes, VA 23072
Phone: 804-684-5378
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