posted Dec 18, 2015, 7:15 AM by Freedom High School
The concert was held Thursday, December, 17th in the auditorium of Walter Johnson Middle School.
Joining FHS for the concert was North Carolina Bandmasters Association Hall of Fame member and Director of Bands from Mars Hill University, Mr. Michael Robinson, serving as Guest Conductor. We are also very proud and honored to have our own Mrs. Mara Walker as a guest vocal soloist. We invited students from the Walter Johnson Band to join our Symphonic Band for their final two pieces, with Erin France, Director of Bands from Walter Johnson conducting.
In a special presentation Mr. Wynn Justice (FHS, retired 2005) was honored on his recent election into the North Carolina Bandmasters Association Hall of Fame. Mr. Chad Higdon, Director of Bands at Patton High School along with Mr. Johnston (FHS) spoke about him and his career before presenting him with a plaque. Mr. Justice and Mr. Robinson, our Guest Conductor, are among sixty members of the HOF through the Associations 75+ years of history.