8th grade students- marching band "Mini-Camp" is next week! Each high school offers a chance for any interested student to try marching band. NO COMMITMENT REQUIRED! You can come to one day or all days of the mini-camp and see if it is something you might enjoy doing in high school. Information links are here for Riverbend High School, Chancellor High School, and Courtland High School.
The 6th grade band and orchestra concert is Thursday, May 31st at 7pm. Please have your child at the school by 6:50pm in concert attire (black pants and white collared shirt and tie for boys, black pants or long black skirt and white top for girls). Thank you!
Great job at Kings Dominion, 7th grade band!! Superior ratings from all three judges!!! Way to go!!
The 6th grade band did an amazing job at Kings Dominion on May 4th! The band earned "Superior" ratings from all three judges and an average score of 97 out of 100!! WOW!! Great job FMS 6th grade band!!!
Mr. Christopher P. Hoovler
Mr. Hoovler is the band director at Freedom Middle School. He has his Bachelor's Degree in Music Education from James Madison University and his Master's Degree in Music from Virginia Commonwealth University. He has been teaching band in the public schools since 1997. Mr. Hoovler is a member of VMEA, VBODA, and Phi Beta Mu. Mr. Hoovler has earned Virginia Honor Band status as a former high school director, nine VMEA Blue Ribbon awards, and has earned numerous superior ratings in his career.