Meet Our Members

Our band has members of all ages, from highschooler to 70+ years old and all playing level, from amatuer to professional.  Here is interesting information about some of our valued members.

 Allan Stanz Alan Stanz is our oldest band member.  Alan plays saxophone.  He debuted his native American flute skills in 2019 when he was the feature soloist in the premier performance of "A Clarke County Potrait", which is an original concert band work that was commissioned by the Clarke County Community Band.

1391579 10101211526672787 1785572214 n 20200213 1764475052   David Compton plays trumpet.  He is the Director of  Senior Ministries at Bible Fellowship Church.

May be an image of one or more people, tree and outdoors   Chris Shipe plays trumpet.  He is the CEO of Loudoun Mutual Insurance Company and is the Vice-President of the band.

Sara Boppe    Sara Boppe plays flute.

May be a closeup of one or more people and indoor   Natalie McGechty plays clarinet.  She is studying to be a music educator.

 15541565 682169578609166 3339115768727907033 n  John Hudson is our vocalist.  He is the president of the Bank of Clarke County Foundation.

Terry   Terry Whitmire is our percussionist.  He owns Winchester Electric.

No photo description available.   Heidi Harper plays trombone.  She is the band's librarian.

No photo description available.     Richard Robertson plays clarinet.  He is a retired Frederick County band director.

Julie2   Julie Staggers plays clarinet.  She is the owner of Julie Staggers Orthodontics and is the band's treasure.  She is the longest standing member of the band.

 May be an image of one or more people   Melinda Russell plays clarinet.  She is a retired Frederick County band director.

May be an image of one or more people, people standing, people playing musical instruments and outdoors  John Russell plays trumpet.  He is a Frederick County band director.

Jeffery   Jeffery Elrick plays clarinet.  He has a music degree from Ithica College.

David     David Worthington plays trombone.  He is a retired engineer from the US Army Corp of Engineers, and he is the president of the band.

ChrisF     Chris Fairchield plays clarinet.  He is a band director in Loudoun County.

Gary     Gary Jones plays tenor and bari saxophone.

Shaun    Sean Yanni plays baritone.

Karibeth     Karibeth Pennington plays french horn.  She is a music graduate of Shenandoah University.

Doug     Doug Thompson plays trombone.  He is the band's composer.  

RobB     Rob Bennsky plays trumpet.