VTHS Band Program:
Director: Max Taylor
Vernon Township High School Bands have
been recognized as representing one of the most outstanding band
programs in the state of New Jersey. Two curricular bands meet
under the direction of Mr. Max Taylor.
Mr. Taylor with the help of the marching band staff directs the Vernon Viking Marching Band. A graduate of West Chester University this is Mr. Taylor's fourteenth year at Vernon Twp. High School and eighth year as director of bands.
Both curricular bands perform three concerts yearly, A Fall Concert (for Wind ensemble), A Holiday Concert (for Concert Band), A Pops Concert and a Spring Concert. The bands also present many other concerts through the year, and appear in evaluative festivals.
Extra-Curricular ensembles the band program offers for students to become more involved include Jazz Express (the VTHS Jazz Band), the Viking Marching Band, Clarinet Choir, Flute Choir, Brass Choir, Saxophone Ensemble and Percussion Ensemble.
Accomplishments and highlights of the VTHS band program: