• Gloucester, VA / Samuel Venable, Director of Bands

    Gloucester High School Band

    "An 8 Time Virginia Honor Band"

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    A native of Virginia Beach, VA, Samuel L. Venable is currently the Director of Bands at Gloucester High School in Gloucester, VA. Mr. Venable received his high school education from Tallwood High School, in Virginia Beach, VA. He received his Bachelor of Music with an emphasis in Music Education from Old Dominion University in 2015. While in college, Mr. Venable studied saxophone under the 77th President of the American Band Masters Association and Director of Bands of ODU, Mr. Dennis Zeisler. Mr. Venable performed in multiple ensembles including Wind Ensemble, Symphonic Band, The Monarch Marching Band, and Saxophone Quartet. Mr. Venable was also active in his fraternity Phi Mu Alpha as a Bass singer. In 2020 Mr. Venable was honored as the Gloucester High School Teacher of the Year. Mr. Venable currently resides in Williamsburg, VA with his wife Jenna.