CALHOUN, GA - Red Bud Middle School (RBMS) student, Bryson Sitten, has been chosen to represent RBMS and Gordon County Schools as part the Georgia Music Educator’s Association (GMEA) All-State Band.

Selected students participated in multiple rounds of rigorous auditions between October and January, competing against the best student musicians throughout the state and performing musical selections using prepared material and sight reading.

Bryson is the first student from Red Bud Middle School to be selected for the prestigious ensemble and one of only twenty middle school trombone players selected.

Selected students will participate in a GMEA sponsored All-State Band event March 2-4, 2023, at the Classic Center in Athens, Georgia.

GMEA is one of fifty-one state affiliates of the National Association for Music Education. More information on GMEA may be found on their website:


About Gordon County Schools 

Gordon County Schools system serves approximately 6,500 students in schools across the county including six elementary schools, two middle schools, and two high schools. The mission of the Gordon County School system is to build a collaborative culture that engages all students and staff in learning experiences leading to growth, empowerment, and transformation. 

Contact at Gordon County Schools 
 Kendra Pannell
Communications Coordinator
Phone: (706) 629-7366 ext. 8151