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Joining band is an elementary decision [West Friendship]

Joining band is an elementary decision [West Friendship]

Amy Syversen, the energetic and enthusiastic band director at West Friendship Elementary called the recent spring concert, "the most musically rewarding and fun concert in my 12 years of teaching at West Friendship." The special guest appearance of the Oriole Bird, brought an added excitement to the evening.

Syversen invites children entering the fourth-grade to attend a band recruitment assembly during the first week back to school in August. Signing up for band is easy according to Syversen. Just visit and click on the West Friendship Elementary link. No musical...