Duke had a retirement gala at a local to VF hotel in November of ’75. Here’s the text of remarks by Maj. Gen. Medenbach, Lt. Col. Leister and Col. Feltham himself.
Here’s a complete biography of he current Bandmaster and Director of Music at VF, WO2 Phil Evans.
And lastly, here’s the two photos taken by the VF photographer on the occasion of Eugene Ormandy’s rehearsal with the Band in Mellon Hall in 1973.
If any of you are in touch with other past Bandmasters, I’d love to have their biographies on BandSir.com as well. Please email me and let me know.
Oh, and here’s a photo of the VFMA Band on parade from the 1972-73 academic year.