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Floyd Dryden tests waters with ambitious production of 'Fiddler on the Roof - Jr.'

...said the school has done other dramas and plays, but no one is aware of any musicals being performed. Choir and band teacher Missouri Smyth and Bucy talked in the fall about producing a musical. They eventually decided on Fiddler on the Roof...
Saxophone stolen from Juneau middle school silence.Juneau police believe someone stole a tenor saxophone from Floyd Dryden Middle School. The school's band teacher reported the expensive $2,500 Aristocrat instrument as "missing or stolen" last Friday, and it still hasn't...
School concerts cancelled

...We're not paid for putting on any concert outside our school day. We never have been," said Brian VanKirk, the band teacher at Thunder Mountain.Music teachers met during last week's Juneau Education Association general membership meeting...
Sounds of the Capital City local performers, and the ability to try some instruments in a hands-on exhibit. Thunder Mountain High School band teacher Brian Van Kirk and Juneau Brass and Winds owner Bill Paulick will provide instruments, education and demonstrations...
Charter school gets new teachers, needs more kids

Mike Bucy is glad Juneau families have a choice. A band teacher at Floyd Dryden Middle school, his wife is homeschooling one of their children while the other is enrolled at the Juneau Community...
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...the chamber orchestra and the concert choir. The JDHS bands will take the auditorium stage at 7 p.m. Thursday. Band teacher Ken Guiher said the performance will include a variety of works, including pieces being prepared for this spring's...
Floyd Dryden to present "Oliver"

...School auditorium. The show is directed by Dawn Kolden, with Missouri Smyth heading up music direction and Floyd Dryden band teacher Mike Bucy coordinating production.Tickets are $10 for individuals and $25 for families of four.
Alaska Youth Choir to perform with Juneau Tuba Ensemble

...The show will include Christmas carols for the audience. The Tuba Ensemble is a group of high school students led by band teacher Ken Guiher. The treble choir is a preparatory beginners choir and will sing "Sleigh Bells," "Minka" and "Hasten...
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Student music groups bring home the gold

...Heritage Festival in Anaheim, Calif., last week. They left Monday night and the competition was over the weekend.Band teacher Brian Van Kirk said the competition was judged in two ways: how well a group performed (which got a gold, silver...
The Juneau Volunteer Marching Band Returns

...students, said band director, sixth-year member and Floyd Dryden Middle School band teacher Scott Black. Black and Juneau-Douglas High School band teacher Ken Guiher have helped recruit players from JDHS. "It's been nice to see," Black...
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