MILL CREEK — The Tygarts Valley Heart/Excessive School bandroom has been completely renovated, in part because of a donation in honor of a former band member.
Current band associates, lecturers, alumni and the local people at huge arrived collectively for the band program’s winter season dwell efficiency on Dec. 22. Along with the conventional vacation getaway new music, the TVMHS bandroom was dedicated to honor a former member and supporter of the band. The varsity’s bandroom will now be generally known as the Susan VanOver Memorial Bandroom.
In June, Charles VanOver, Susan’s brother, offered a $10,000 donation to the TVM/HS Band to complete the continued bandroom renovations. The renovations had been concluded in November, and the bandroom was formally centered final thirty day interval. A plaque to honor Susan VanOver’s reminiscence has been mounted on the wall exterior the home the bandroom.
Susan VanOver was a 1971 graduate of Tygarts Valley Superior School and an full of life member of the junior excessive band, senior superior band and refrain all by means of her a very long time on the faculty.
She carried out the clarinet within the band and exhibited her implausible soprano voice within the choir, officers mentioned. She extraordinarily rather a lot relished participatint within the band and infrequently mirrored on her experiences there and the on a regular basis living-lengthy friendships she made as portion of the “Bulldog” band,
Susan VanOver handed absent on Jan. 30, 2021 from COVID-19, a college press launch states, incorporating that she will likely be remembered as a joyful spirit and a implausible pal to all that understood her.
The bandroom renovation mission is the latest in a large number of initiatives involving the Tygarts Valley Center/Superior School band software.
Former Tv Band Director Barbara Eco-friendly was chargeable for the order of a brand-new band trailer which arrived in Oct 2020.
New band uniforms have been bought and arrived in late slide , many because of many donations from the neighborhood.
As well as, the Randolph County Board of Instruction not too way back authorised nearly $60,000 from the American Rescue Strategy funding for brand spanking new devices for the TVM/HS band.
The band is current boosting added money — $8,700 — for insulated all-weather circumstances raincoats to safe the uniforms and learners all by means of inclement local weather.
As well as, the band will start a $5,000 fundraising endeavor within the spring to outfit the brand new band trailer to defend uniforms and devices when the band travels.