"Van" J.B. Vander Ark

Prime Time Band Founder


We all know Van as the founding conductor of Santa Barbara's Prime Time Band, a New Horizons Band. But prior to this ten year period in his life, Van had a long and illustrious career as a band director in Santa Barbara, and amazingly he also had a life before that!

These pages will introduce you to Van and give you a glimpse of his life and accomplishments.