The GMS band had a great day at Busch Gardens last week!
The 8th grade band received third place with the rating of “Excellent”. The 6th grade band received second place with the rating of “Superior”. The 7th grade band received first place with the rating of superior! The 7th grade band also went on to receive grand champion for instrumental music for the day!
Emily Roberts, the oboe player from the beginning band, received the outstanding musician award. Garrett Kemmerly received an outstanding musician award for his tuba playing. Dawn Ellis, a percussionist from the 7th grade group, also received an outstanding musician award. The 8th grade flute section received an award for the outstanding section of the day. Margaret Black from the 8th grade group received the outstanding soloist award for the day!
Way to go Mr. Sykes and Goochland Middle School band kids!