• Mrs. Friend and her French horn


    Welcome to Mrs. Friend's Page!


    Mrs. Friend is excited to join the Mercer Middle School community as a band director this year! She comes to you from Gloucester County Public Schools, where she taught middle school band and assisted the high school marching band for two years. 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!


    Need to get in touch? Email Mrs. Friend!


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