Upcoming Event

April 19-20, 2018

Mountain Empire Honor Band

Thursday - Friday, GWHS 

Concert @ 7:00 PM

May 3, 2018

Spring Band Concert 

Thursday, GWHS Auditorium 

7:00 PM

May 7-10, 2018

MB Percussion Tryouts

Monday-Thursday, GWHS 

3:30 - 5:30 PM

May 8, 2018

MB Color Guard Tryouts

Tuesday, GWHS

3:30 - 5:30 PM

May 10, 2018

MB Color Guard Tryouts

Thursday, GWHS

3:30 - 5:30 PM

May 11, 2018

MB Color Guard Tryouts

Friday, GWHS

3:30 - 5:30 PM

May 15, 2018

MB Color Guard Tryouts

Tuesday, GWHS

3:30 - 5:30 PM

May 18, 2018

GWHS Graduation

Friday, GWHS 

7:00 PM

May 22, 2018

MB First Practice/Picnic 

Tuesday, GWHS Band Room 

4:00 - 6:00 PM

2018 Indoor Shows

Virginia HS1/27/18
Mooresville HS2/17/18
Marion Senior HS
Sequoyah HS

2017 MB Competitions

Glenvar HS
Tennessee HS10/7/17
George Wythe HS
Richlands HS
Pulaski County HS

2017 Football Games

Away @ Ft. Chiswell
Marion Home9/8/17
Chilhowie Home9/15/17
Away @ Auburn9/22/17
Galax Home
Bland Home
Away @ Grayson
Rural Retreat Home

Social Media

Contact Us

Director of Bands


Website Administrator 


George Wythe High School

#1 Maroon Way

Wytheville, VA 24382

Phone: (276)228-3981

Fax: (276) 228-4124

Scott Memorial Middle School

950 South 7th Street  

Wytheville, VA 24382

Phone: (276) 228-2851

Fax: (276) 228-8261


Mr. Dan Wilner 

Director of Bands - George Wythe High School & Scott Memorial Middle School 


Dan Wilner is a 1995 graduate of Powhatan High School.  Mr. Wilner received his Bachelor of Arts in Music Education from Virginia Tech. He served as Principal Trombone for the University Wind Ensemble and the New River Valley Symphony Orchestra. Mr. Wilner was Drum Major of the Marching Virginians for two years. In 2001, he served as an assistant to Mr. David McKee for the Virginia Tech Basketball Pep Band. 

Mr. Wilner's professional teaching career began at Staunton River Middle School in Moneta, VA, where he served for two years as Director of Bands, as well as, Assistant Director of the Staunton River High School Marching Band. 

In 2003, Mr. Wilner accepted the Liberty High School (Bedford) Band Director position, where he taught for four years earning numerous awards and superior ratings. 

From 2007 to 2013, Mr. Wilner was the Director of Bands at Chilhowie Middle and High Schools in Smyth County, VA. Under Mr. Wilner's direction, the Chilhowie High School Band received five consecutive superior ratings at VBODA Concert Assessment, and numerous Grand Champion awards from various marching competitions. 

In July of 2013, Mr. Wilner was appointed Director of Bands at Pulaski County High School in Dublin, VA. Under his direction, the Golden Cougar Band earned Virginia Honor Band recognition.  

In 2014, Mr. Wilner accepted the Band Director position at George Wythe High School and Scott Memorial Middle School in Wytheville, VA, where he resides with his wife, Abby, and their children, Sam and Emmy.

Mr. Gage Freeman 

Percussion/Indoor Drumline Instructor - George Wythe High School 

Ms. Sandie Coe  

Winter Guard Instructor - George Wythe High School 

George Wythe High School & Scott Memorial Middle School Bands

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Wytheville, Virginia 24382

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