Welcome, guest. Rather than a guest book where you can leave
this is a "links page" where you can find additional information about the band. Scroll down to see it all.
Look for additional links from time to time. Just click on the link to go to that page.
NEW! Click here for a links
page to local musical organizations, college music departments, high
school bands, music store web pages, band members' personal web pages
and other pages of interest. There is a world of information at
your fingertips on this page!
Click here to view a video of the first performance of the newly reorganized Mountain Saxhorn Band... a recreation of the original band that was renamed "The Stonewall Brigade Band" during the Civil War.
Click here to view a video of the Mountain Saxhorn Band on July 4, 2008 at America's Birthday Celebration in Staunton VA. This is a QuickTime movie. Use your back button to return here.
Click here to see the flute choir play "Danny Boy" under the trees at the Viette Farm at the 2007 Daylily Festival, sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce.
REHEARSAL SEASON fall 2011 will begin on Monday September 28 at 8 pm in the band room. . We are actively recruiting in the clarinet, bass clarinet, flute, trombone, trumpet, and percussion sections. Players on all band instruments are welcome. Over 35 new members have joined the band since the summer 2007 season. Click here for directions to the band room.
HISTORY of the valley and the Civil War is now online at the "Valley of the Shadow" project. Click here to open this site in a new window. There are several references to the band on this extensive site. To find information about the band, consult the site map and then do a page search for band, or google Valley of the Shadow Stonewall Brigade Band. You will need to use your back button or just change windows or tabs (depending on your browser type) to return here.
Directions to our rehearsal hall (located at the main entrance to Gypsy Hill Park, Staunton in the brick building shown on the home page of this site):
From I-81 exit 225 take VA 262 "south" to the Churchville Avenue exit. Left on US 250, "Churchville Avenue" at end of the ramp. Bear right at 3rd traffic light. Band room is 100 yards ahead on the right, by the entrance to the park.
From I-81 exit 220 take VA 262 "north" to the "Parkersburg Pike" exit. Right on VA 254 "Parkersburg Pike" which becomes "Beverley Street." Left at 3rd traffic light onto Thornrose Avenue. Band room is 1/2 mile ahead on the left.
If there is a detour on Beverley Street, simply turn left at the first traffic light, take the first right, and continue on to Circle Drive and take a left. This brings you onto Thornrose Avenue at the baseball field. Take a left on Thornrose and the band room (and park) is 1/4 of a mile ahead.
Some parking is available in front of building. Additional parking is on the athetic field across from the band room
You may also park on the hill (Dupont Ave.) or inside the park.
Check out the picture of the band building on the home page of this site, so you will recognize it when you arrive!
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