"We are forever grateful for Mr. Spaulding's contributions as a teacher. He established the now district-wide Toms River school string program, was the founder of the TR Express (Toms River High School North's only country-western band, where he took the lead for his signature song, "The Devil Went Down to Georgia"), was a teacher and pit musician for Ocean County College, founder of the Garden State Youth Strings Orchestra, the Toms River Adult Orchestra (which he lovingly referred to as the "Geezer Philharmonic"), and the Waynesboro, Va., Youth Orchestra" ~ Star Ledger

This Sunday, July 28th at 3 pm celebrate the life of Mr. Don Spaulding through music! The event takes place at the Toms River High School North Auditorium. they will share stories, laughter and a memorial concert with some of Mr. Spaulding's favorite pieces.

They are recruiting players for the full orchestra. Please click the SignUp Genius link to let us know you're participating. Rehearsal for the concert begins at 1pm; concert begins at 3pm. Even if you haven't played in years (decades!), please consider joining in.

All are welcome to attend!


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