Great job to the 8th grade band, orchestra, and chorus for getting all superior ratings at the 2018 District XV assessment. FMS is now a nine-time VMEA Blue Ribbon School of Music!
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, ten VMEA Blue Ribbon awards, and has earned numerous superior ratings in his career.