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Modern Band 2 Students Wow at Messiah University

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SGASD is getting noticed! Dr. Travis Weller, Associate Professor of Music, Department Assistant Chair, and Director of Music Education at Messiah University, heard about our Modern Band program and wanted to give his college students the opportunity to see an “outside of the box” way to run a performance ensemble.

Spring Grove Area High School's Modern Band 2 class and Mr. Dan Brenner were invited to Messiah University for the day. Spirit Lane, the student-dubbed band name for this year's class, performed for Messiah's Music Education students. Afterward, Mr. Brenner was part of a clinic and held a question and answer session to provide the Music Education students with more information on how the Modern Band program works.

Thank you to Mr. Brenner and the Spirit Lane band members, Jorge Caraballo, Isaiah Fleming, Dustan Parker, Edie Rumbaugh, Caylyn Shirey, for representing our District in such a positive way!

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