Phillip Day, who served as interim associate director of Marching and Athletic Bands for the 2015-2016 season, has been named associate director of Marching and Athletic Bands and assistant director of university bands, effective this August.
The Ohio State University Marching Band has its new drum majors for the 2016 season.
John LaVange, a second-year student from Warren, Ohio, is head drum major, and Konner Barr, a first-year student from Gahanna, Ohio, is assistant drum major.
Ohio State’s Eta chapter of Kappa Kappa Psi and the Chi chapter of Tau Beta Sigma have won the Governor’s Cup and Counselor’s Cup, respectively, at the 2016 North Central District convention.
The Ohio State University Marching Band has released “Road to the National Championship, Vol. 2,” its newest album featuring music from the 2013 and 2014 seasons.
Christopher Hoch has been named director of Marching and Athletic Bands and associate director of bands, and he has been confirmed by faculty in the School of Music as assistant professor, effective June 1. Hoch has served as interim director since May 2015.