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Middle School Band


Middle School Band Directors



      Sean Srigley
Director of Bands Storm Grove Middle School

Mr. Sean Srigley is currently the Director of Bands at Storm Grove Middle School in Vero Beach, Florida.  Mr. Srigley previously taught middle school band at Gifford Middle School in Vero Beach, Oslo Middle School in Vero Beach, and Osceola Middle School in Okeechobee, Florida.  Mr. Srigley is a graduate of Indian River County schools, including Vero Beach High School, Class of 1995!  Mr. Srigley continued his education by earning his Associates in Arts degree from Indian River Community College in 1997, and his Bachelor of Music degree from the University of Central Florida in 1999.

Mr. Srigley, a lifelong resident of Indian River County, resides in Sebastian, Florida, with his wife and two children.



Amanda Kastner
Director of Bands, Gifford Middle School

Amanda Kastner graduated Magna Cum Laude from Liberty University in Lynchburg, VA with a Bachelorís Degree in Music Education.

Ms. Kastner currently teaches at Gifford Middle School.  She previously taught band and guitar at Rodney E. Thompson Middle School in Stafford, VA.  Under her direction, RTMS was the only middle school music program in Stafford County to be recognized as a 2013-2014 VBODA Blue Ribbon School.  Her Symphonic Band and Concert Band earned Superior ratings at the County and District levels.  The RTMS bands performed and earned Superior ratings at Hershey Park, PA and Busch Gardens in Williamsburg, VA.

In addition to her responsibilities teaching all bands at RTMS, Ms. Kastner was also the assistant marching band director for her alma mater, Colonial Forge High School.  She also served as the Secretary for Virginia Band and Orchestra Directors Association, District 15.  Other teaching and performance experience includes Jefferson Forest Middle and High School in Forest, VA.

Ms. Kastner is a member of the Florida Music Educators Association and the Florida Bandmasters Association.



Amanda Kastner



Michelle Brown

      Michelle Brown Hastings
Director of Oslo Middle School Bands

 Ms. Brown is currently in her first year at Oslo Middle School as the Director of Bands. Prior to coming to OMS, she was Director of Bands at Martin County High School in Stuart, Florida. She brings to Oslo 13 years of experience, teaching both middle school and high school bands throughout Florida, Texas, and Louisiana.

                Ms. Brown received her Bachelorsí of Music Education and Mastersí of Music from Northwestern State University in Louisiana under the baton of Mr. William E. Brent. She is a member of Florida Music Educatorsí Association, Florida Bandmasterís Association, and Sigma Alpha Iota National Music Fraternity.



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