The All-County band auditions are on October 22nd. Permission slips will be handed out in class. Parents also have the option to fill out the new electronic permission form online instead of the traditional permission slip. Please complete the electronic form or turn in the permission slip by Friday, October 12th. Students will ride the bus to Thornburg MS and must be picked up by a parent from Thornburg Middle. Please see the permission slip for details.
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.