Mrs. Friend is excited for her third year at Mercer!! Mrs. Friend earned a Bachelors in Music and Masters in Education from Virginia Tech as well as a Masters in Horn Performance from Indiana University. She has performed on stages such as the Kennedy Center and Carnegie Hall, and she enjoys giving regular recitals on her primary instrument, French horn. Mrs. Friend looks forward to bringing her real-life performing experiences into the classroom and is very excited to work hard, have fun, and dig into the music this year with her students.
You can reach Mrs. Friend at email@example.com.
Melanie Manning (Flick)
Mrs. Manning earned a Bachelor degree in Music Education from James Madison University in Harrisonburg, VA. While at J.M.U., she studied clarinet and performed in multiple music ensembles including Wind Symphony, Opera Orchestra, and Chamber Winds. This summer she finished and presented her research teaching project (thesis) to earn her Master of Music Education from Shenandoah University.
Mrs. Manning is excited to start her eighth year at Mercer Middle School this Fall!