Meigel and Fischer will lead the instrumental music programs of Sedalia 200

In a closed session on Monday April 19, the Sedalia School District 200 School Board approved the hiring of Max Meigel as Sedalia 200 Group Director and Andrew Fischer as Assistant Group / Orchestra Director .

Meigel received a bachelor’s and master’s degree in music and a master’s degree in music education from Truman State University. He was a graduate assistant with Truman State groups before teaching in college and assisting in the high school program in Troy.

“The schools of Sedalia – and indeed the city as a whole – have a rich musical history,” Meigel said. “I am delighted to start with our groups and continue to build on the tradition of excellence at Smith-Cotton.”

Fischer holds a bachelor’s degree in music education from the University of Arkansas and is pursuing a master’s degree in music education from the University of Central Missouri. He began his career as a music teacher at Kingston School in Jasper, Ark., And has been an Instrumental Music Instructor for Cole Camp R-1 School District since 2016.

“My goals in taking on this new position are to help students find joy in music and to build on the instrumental music programs that have had such a strong history at Sedalia,” said Fischer. “I look forward to meeting and working with all current students, parents and community members and continuing the legacy of instrumental music at Sedalia 200.”

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