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Barbara Baker has begun her thirteenth year as the Director of Bands at McIntosh High School. The band program has grown over the years and currently consists of 210 students who are divided into four performing concert bands. The McIntosh Bands have a long history of superior performances in both concert and marching. The Spirit of McIntosh is the marching band and the largest organized cheering body for our school. The marching band has received superior ratings in all captions, won many class awards as well as a Grand Champion Honors over the years. The Band also had a very successful Southeastern Color Guard Circuit (SCGC) Winter Guard which over the years has consistently earned many class awards, class promotions and placed well at circuit championships. The McIntosh percussion section also has a long history of class placement awards with SCGC and also with the Percussive Arts National Competition which they won in 2002.
Ms. Baker is a member of the Georgia Music Educator's Association (GMEA), has been Organizing Chair Person for District Festival, District Solo and Ensemble, President of Delta Omicron, Honor Band Clinician, Marching Band Adjudicator, Concert Band Clinician and Spirit Camp Instructor. Ms. Baker has performed with the Cobb Wind Symphony at the CBDNA in 2002 and at the Mid-West Band and Orchestra Convention in December 2003. She has also performed in 2004 at the GMEA music conference and in 2007 with the Cobb Wind Symphony.
To contact Ms. Baker, you can send her an email at
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Corey Newton joins McIntosh High School as the assistant director of
bands. Mr. Newton completed a Masters degree in music education from his
undergraduate alma mater, Jacksonville State University. His
involvement at JSU included the A Capella Choir, the Wind Ensemble, and
the Marching Southerners. From 2005-2008, Mr. Newton served as drum
major for the Southerners and assistant conductor of the Symphonic Band
in 2008. He studied trumpet and brass techniques with Dr. Chip Crotts.
In 2009 he served as a graduate teaching assistant with the University
Bands office. He began his career at Temple High School at 2010 and led
the band students to higher levels of musical achievement and
understanding. He is excited to be joining the McIntosh High School band
Mr. Newton may be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org