The John Greer Concert Band consists of students who have played their instruments for one to two years. Band rehearsals are held Monday, Wednesday, and Friday mornings at 7:30 and students also receive one 20-minute individual or small group lesson per week. Performances include the Christmas Concert, Recitals, WHPO Business Expo, Spring Concert, and Spring Tour. Other performances throughout the year are held within the community and the school. Skills learned in the John Greer Concert Band build upon the knowledge and skills learned in Cadet Band and prepare students for participation in the middle school band. The John Greer Concert Band is directed by Mrs. Mandel.
The ukulele program began in the 2012-2013 school year and every student at John Greer has the opportunity to be a part of the John Greer Strummers. The John Greer Strummers meet after school on Monday’s from 3:00-3:45. Performances include the Christmas Concert, Spring Concert, and Spring Tour. Students also participate in community performances during the holiday season. The John Greer Strummers are taught by Miss Ferguson and Mrs. Mandel.
Mrs. Jennifer Mandel
Concert Band Website: mrsmandelband.weebly.com
John Greer Music Blog-http://johngreermusic.edublogs.org/