PEARL, Miss.(WJTV) – The Mississippi Community Symphonic Band’s, Big Band Swing Mississippi Swing! recognized a Jackson Public School band director Sunday.
Peeples Middle School Band Director, Michael Wynn was recognized for his contributions to music education through a ceremony at Pearl High School.
Along with his this honor, Peeples Middle School received 10 musical instruments, including trumpets, trombones, clarinets and flutes.
David Schommer with MCSB says the award, Governor’s Award winning MCSB / Mississippi Swing! Musical Instrument Drive, has been around since 2015.
This distribution of instruments made a grand total of 150 musical instruments distributed to 18 schools in the past three years.