Department of Music

George McNeill: Highty Tighties

Major George McNeill, a retired member of the United States Army, comes to Virginia Tech to direct the Highty Tighties after 22 years of military service in the Army Band Program. Upon completion of AIT at the Naval School of Music in 1968, Major McNeill was assigned to the 324th US Army Band, Aberdeen Proving Grounds, Maryland. In 1975 he was reassigned to the 296th Army Band in Camp Zama, Japan. In 1979 he returned to the US to serve with the First US Army Band, Fort Meade, MD until his retirement in 1990.

George McNeill