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Congratulations to Natalie Hung! Last Changed
Congratulations to Natalie Hung who is the 1st chair flute player for the Metropolitan Youth Symphony Orchestra of Atlanta.

The Metropolitan Youth Symphony Orchestras of Atlanta is a community-based youth orchestra dedicated to the highest level of music-making in a supportive, caring environment that fosters creativity and camaraderie. MYSO provide young students with unique opportunities to continue their music education in a full orchestral setting.  Instilling in its members a life long love of music.

The 2014-2015 season will be the twenty-fifth anniversary season of the Metropolitan Youth Symphony Orchestras of Atlanta. We will be beginning another successful year  providing orchestral education and performance of great orchestral literature to talented string, wind, brass and percussion students from the metropolitan Atlanta area.  
Marching Band Show Shirts available for purchase Last Changed

This year's Spirit of McIntosh Marching Band Show Shirts are available to purchase by any volunteer/parent/student (all marching students have received one shirt) for $12. 

 Please contact Ann Williamson or Eileen Hampton if you wish to buy one.

Mercer All State Auditions Boot Camp - October 25th Last Changed

The instrumental faculty at Mercer University and I would like to invite you and your students to spend Saturday, October 25, 2014 with us to focus on assisting your students in their GMEA All-State audition preparations.  As you know, this is an important event in the students’ musical training and that of your local high school band.  We will devote this day to assist your students in everything from how to handle performance anxiety the day of the audition to innovative musical interpretations of the lyrical etude.  The morning session will be devoted to performance anxiety, interpretation of the etude, and developing proficiency in performing the major scales.   After they return from lunch, we will hold mock auditions so they can try out some of the points addressed in the morning session.    The professor for their instrument will be able to give them on-the-spot advice on ways to improve their overall performance in preparation for their first round audition in December.


Our schedule for the day will be as follows:


9 am – Welcome, Faculty Intros, Clinic on Performance Anxiety


9:25 am – Master Classes begin


11:30 am -  Lunch on your own at Mercer Cafeteria or Mercer Village


12:45 – 3 pm -  Return to same location for Mock Auditions


We will have Mercer students assisting throughout the day to show the students around and provide directions to the various lunch options.  The fee for the entire day is $25.00 per student and includes a free “Boot Camp” T-shirt.  Students will need to apply online at:

To submit their application and mail in the payment to the address included on the application.  Our application/payment receipt deadline is Friday, October 15th.


We would also invite any of your students to consider auditioning at Mercer in your senior year as a Music Major or for a Band Scholarship if they plan to major in another field.  Students can visit our website: for additional information on the application process.  Audition dates are Dec. 6, 2014; Jan. 24, Feb. 21 and Mar. 21, 2015.




Dr. Douglas Hill, Professor of Music
Director of Instrumental Ensembles and
Undergraduate Studies
Mercer University Townsend School of Music

Click here for Boot Camp flyer  

Spirit of McIntosh 2014 Leadership Team Last Changed

Band Leadership Team 2014

Drum Majors

Tad Paulsel and Anthony Robinson


Band Captain-Ethan Watson (Student Leader Visual)

            Band President-Daniel Dehan (Student Leader Music)


Brass Captain

John Williamson



Woodwind Captain

Bianca Carthern


Colorguard Captain

Helen Davison


Percussion Captain

Gerald Akenten



Leadership Assistants

Rachel Anders, Katie Ludecke, Mathew Hampton, Jamilla Clark, Ethan Caldwell


Equipment, Facility, Field and Props Leadership

Grace Davis, Eric Greenhaw, Jackson Post, Madeline Lyons


Student Music, Drill, Download Information! Last Changed

If you are a student looking for music, drill information or information you told would be available on the website, see the Forms and Documents Section in the navigation bar on the left.

2014 Fayette County Marching Band Exhibition Last Changed

The 2014 Fayette County Marching Band Exhibition will be held on September 22nd at Sandy Creek High School.

The Wicked Wizard of Oz Last Changed

Watch the Spirit of McIntosh perform at the Lafayette Marching Band Competition in October, 2013.