The guest conductor was Dr. Jaclyn Hartenberger who serves as Associate Director of Bands and Assistant Professor of Music at the University of Georgia where she conducts the Wind Symphony and teaches undergraduate conducting.
For District Honor Band, the students arrive at about 6:00 pm on a Wednesday and meet the guest conductor and receive the music for the first time. They stay until about 9:30pm and then return on Thursday morning at 10:00 am and work until 5:00 pm taking a break for lunch. Friday is that similar only they get done a bit earlier and then perform the concert at 7:00 pm.
Overture for Winds - Charles Carter
Joy Revisited - Frank Ticheli
Bloom - Steven Bryant
Encanto - Robert W. Smith
Rough Riders - Karl King / arr. James Swearingen
Amazing work by amazing students. It has been great watching her grow through the years.