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The Southern Crescent’s Community Band

Peachtree Wind Ensemble has served as the Southern Crescent's community band since 1991, offering musicians and the community opportunities to enjoy music together in and around Peachtree City, Ga.


Peachtree Wind Ensemble

The Southern Crescent’s Community Band

Peachtree Wind Ensemble is a non-auditioning community concert band that rehearses and performs in and around Peachtree City, Ga. Its members come from all professions and include amateur musicians, music professionals, and those returning to music. Together we share a passion for music and believe that a community rich in the arts, flourishes.



Peachtree Wind Ensemble is open to musicians ages 18 and older. The only requirement is a love for music. Our 50-member ensemble rehearses on Monday nights from 7:30-9:00 p.m. at St. Paul Lutheran Church & School, 700 Ardenlee Parkway, Peachtree City, Ga. Rehearsals run 11 months out of the year with breaks during summer vacation and winter holidays. The ensemble performs 10-20 concerts a year in Fayette & Coweta Counties, and also plays joint concerts with the Point University Community Band in West Point, Ga. Musicians interested in joining may visit our website or contact us at for more information and to confirm rehearsal dates and times.



Our large and varied repertoire, suitable for the entire family, is selected to encourage listener involvement and encompasses the finest of classical to contemporary music. Under the direction of Mike Daniell, the Peachtree Wind Ensemble performs marches, show tunes, jazz, classical / symphonic adaptations for band, Broadway and modern pop-style tunes. Seasonal songs are

frequently heard, as are innovative compositions from modern composers.





Peachtree Wind Ensemble is ideal for large community events such as festivals, art shows, church barbeques, and holiday gatherings. The ensemble performs free of charge, or sometimes suggests donations to cover marketing and travel costs. This packet includes information on our music directors, and our past and present programs. Additionally, our complete repertoire is listed on our website. If you are interested in scheduling a

performance, please contact us at

Peachtree Wind Ensemble

offers full concert programs,

small ensemble performances,

and individual musicians to

augment local

musical groups.






Mike Daniell, Music Director

Mike Daniell is a graduate of The University of the State of New York with a bachelor’s degree in Music History and Trumpet Performance, and The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Ky., with a master’s degree in church music, with emphasis in Trumpet Performance, Instrumental Pedagogy, and Choral Pedagogy. He holds the Honors Award Certificate in Orchestral Instrument Studies from that institution. Additional studies include trumpet, music education, choral and instrumental conducting at Columbus College, Columbus, Ga., and The

University of South Florida, Tampa, Fla.

Mike has served as clinician in bands in Georgia, North Carolina and South Carolina. He currently is a member of the Lafayette Brass Quintet, and is on the conducting staff for the Twilight Theatre.

Teaching and conducting responsibilities include positions in Savannah, Ga., as Director of Bands for the Westminster School, and St Andrews School. For 14 years he was on the Faculty of Armstrong Atlantic State University, where he served as Director of the

Community Music School, Co-Conductor of the Armstrong Community Band, and Instructor of Music Education, Music Appreciation and Trumpet. Currently Mr. Daniell is on the instrumental music faculty at Point University, and serves as Music Director of the North Fayette United Methodist Church in Fayetteville.

Bill Greenhaw, Assistant Director

Bill Greenhaw is a native of Alabama and a graduate of Jacksonville State University with a bachelor’s degree in Music Education, and The University of Alabama with a master’s degree in Music Education. He also holds master’s and educational specialist degrees in

Administration from West Georgia College and State University. He served as Director of Bands at schools in Georgia and Alabama and was Assistant Director of Bands at the University of Alabama for a time as well as serving in the 55th Army Band. Before retiring from Fayette County Schools in 2004, he served as an administrator in the Fayette County Georgia School for 23 years.

Mr. Greenhaw has conducted several of his compositions and arrangements for band at schools and venues in the southeast and has compositions for concert band published with Matrix Music Publishers. He performs as trombonist and bass trombonist locally and is a member of the NBA, GMEA, MENC and ASCAP.










Jan 12 ● Rehearsals Begin Mar 16 ● Members Concert

Apr 11 ● Concert – Partners Pizza, PTC May 1 ● Concert - West Point, Ga May 8 ● Concert - St. Paul Church , PTC

May 16 ● Concert – Fayette Co. Arts Festival Jun 13 ● Concert – Partners Pizza , PTC Jul 4 ● Concert – Partners Pizza, PTC Jul 5 ● Summer Break

Aug 10 ● Rehearsals Begin For details including times and location, please visit our website.







Aug 11 ● Rehearsals Begin

Sept 27 ● Concert - Dragon Boat Races Oct 13 ● Concert - Partners Pizza, PTC Oct 18 ● Concert – Flat Creek Ch, PTC Oct 28 ● Concert - Point U , West Pt, Ga

Dec 5 ● Concert – Point U , West Point, Ga Dec 7 ● Concert – Breakfast with Santa, Tyr Dec 13 ● Concert – St. Paul Church, PTC Dec 6 ● Winter Break

Jan 12 ● Rehearsals Begin For event photos and recordings, please visit our website.



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