At last month’s ABODA Area Festival, the Gridley MS Symphonic Band received a Superior rating with Distinction by receiving superior ratings from all three judges. For the performance they played Bonsai Tree and a three movement suite entitled In the Forest of the King. They next compete in the Arizona State MS Band Festival held at Mesa Community College on May 10. The Band is masterfully directed by Phillip Switzer. Gridley Principal David Davies, states, "Phillip has done an amazing job with our students. I know they make TUSD, Gridley and our parents proud."