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My name is Douglas Wertz and I am the band director at Glenview Middle School.  I received a Master of Music in Music Education degree from Converse College and a Bachelor of Science in Music Education degree from Millersville University in Lancaster, Pennsylvania.  I moved to South Carolina from Pennsylvania 14 years ago.  I began my teaching career in South Carolina at the Montessori School of Anderson teaching Physical Education, as well as teaching individual and small group instrumental lessons.


I then taught general music for 2 years at McLees, Whitehall, & Nevitt Forest Elementary schools in Anderson School District 5.  Then, I was one of two band directors at McCants Middle School in Anderson District 5 for 4 years, and later became the band director at Glenview Middle School.  I have been the band director at Glenview Middle School for 8 years since it opened in 2011.  Musically, I enjoy playing several different instruments, but my major instrument is the trumpet.  I play the trumpet with the Anderson Symphony Orchestra, I perform at several churches in the area, & I perform several different gigs in the area.


In my free time I enjoy spending time with my family, playing with my little guy, playing music, playing ice hockey, lifting weights, running, hiking, camping, & fishing.


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