Friends of the Virginia Pep Band, Inc. formed in May 2003 to support student self-governance and self-expression through The Award-Winning Virginia Fighting Cavalier Indoor/Outdoor Precision (?) Marching Pep Band and Chowder Society Revue, Unlimited!!! (a.k.a. The Virginia Pep Band).  The mission of FVPB is:

  • to develop, support, and promote the general welfare and performance activities of the Virginia Pep Band, which is a student-run “scatter band”-style musical ensemble that is a Contracted Independent Organization at the University of Virginia;

  • The Pep Band in the endzone, preparing to scramble onto the field.
  • to encourage and maintain enthusiastic public interest in all aspects of the Virginia Pep Band;

  • to preserve the tradition of “scatter band”-style musical ensembles that perform field shows at athletic events featuring a combination of scrambling from formation-to-formation, performances of instrumental music, and humorous and/or spirited announcements, by stimulating, promoting, and developing an interest this form of performance among the general public; and

  • to foster communication between alumni and supporters of the Virginia Pep Band and those who appreciate and support the “scatter band” form of performance.

The Board of Directors of Friends of the Virginia Pep Band is (remove extra spaces in email addresses):

Caitlin Vogus President
Jay Converse Secretary
Derek. S. Hart Treasurer
David S. Black Vice President - University Relations
Nora Bungard Vice President - Student Relations
Amy D. Forestell Vice President - Website
Edward H. Hardy Vice President - Fund Raising
Matthew A. Weyandt Vice President - E-Communications
Evan D. Macbeth  
Brittany Maslowsky  
Steven Rekant  
Bryan M. Smouther  




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