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Scott’s Branch High School names SWU graduate as band director

07.31.14 | Fine Arts

Scott’s Branch High School names SWU graduate as band director

    Wesley Day, left, a 2012 graduate of Southern Wesleyan University, is pictured with Shelia Barringer, assistant principal at Scott’s Branch High School in Summerton. Day recently became the first band director the school has had in four years.

    Wesley Day, a 2012 graduate of Southern Wesleyan University, was named band director for Scott’s Branch High School.

    Day, a music graduate who was active in the university’s jazz  and wind ensembles and several small brass groups, will direct high school and middle school programs for the Summerton school, becoming their first band director in four years. Day also earned his master’s degree in theory and composition in 2014 from the University of South Carolina.

    According to Greg Day, Southern Wesleyan’s director of bands, the SWU Jazz Ensemble plans a concert at Scott’s Branch over the next Spring Break. Scott’s Branch is located in Clarendon District 1.