Director's Corner

Thanks to all students and families who made it out to our “Production Reveal & 2021 Drum Major Announcement” this past Saturday. Please offer your congratulations to Will Sander who was named Head Drum Major, and Elyse Papke our Assistant Drum Major for the 2021-2022 season. These two students are going to do a fantastic job leading their peers next year! We would also like to congratulate ALL of the students who interviewed for drum Major. All candidates did a fantastic job and will serve as fantastic leaders in the organization.



We are very excited to announce that Mr. Jeremy Wall will be coming in to serve along side Mr. Berry as our Director of Percussion next year. Mr. Wall recently acquired his Masters of Music degree in Percussion Performance from Northern Illinois University and has a comprehensive background in concert percussion that will serve our program well. He also has an extensive experience in the marching arts as a member of the Cavaliers Drum & Bugle Corps (center snare in 2016) as well as the Cavaliers Indoor Percussion. Please welcome Mr. Wall to the Nation Ford Band family when you see him.

As a reminder, all three high school bands will NOT be performing at their prospective graduations this year. We have full intentions to return as support for our commencement ceremonies in 2022.