Recently we asked readers to share stories of fellow community members who step up, particularly when events such as our recent weather woes strike a blow to our daily routine.
Ms. Julie Burgess who is involved with the Boomerang group in White Cloud (don’t miss their Cupcake Festival this spring) submitted this social media post issued by White Cloud Band Director (and WC Mayor) Jamie Denslow during yet another school closing on Thursday.
As Ms. Burgess stated:
"Our mayor/dedicated band instructor deserves some special props for being willing to do this for his students"
Roads are crummy now, and the ice/flash freeze isn’t even here yet. Any Solo/ensemble groups willing/able/want to get together today? At this point, I may be willing to drive to you to work on stuff.
If enough interest I will ask the piano player if she’s willing to drive also.
If I get enough that are willing/interested, I will then talk about time.
I’m even willing to FaceTime rehearsals if that helps!!!
Mr Denslow has developed an outstanding band program at WCHS with participants as dedicated to striving for excellence as he is to helping them achieve it.
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