Members of the Greenville Middle School Concert Band performed with the 72 member OMEA District XI Middle School Honor Band on Sunday, January 28, 2018. GMS students joined students from seventeen other Middle Schools from District XI to prepare five musical selections.
Students met for the first time on the morning of Saturday, January 27, 2018 at 8:00am. The band rehearsed from 8:00am-4:00pm that day with a lunch break and forty-five minutes of sectional time. Sunday, the students met at 1:00pm for a brief rehearsal followed by a concert presented for a large and receptive audience at Troy High School.
This was the first year for a Middle School Honor Band in OMEA District XI. This year's guest conductor was Mr. Dan Meek. Mr. Meeks is a successful Instrumental Music Teacher with thirty eight years of experience in the band room at Shawnee Local School District and Southwest Local School District.