MDI’s Ryder Haines helps lead Trojans pep band, more ensembles
This spring, he will direct the drama program’s spring production
BANGOR, Maine (WABI) - The MDI pep band had a student conductor during its Class B North quarterfinal girls basketball tournament game with Ellsworth.
Ryder Haines has conducted the school band, chorus, drama pit, and show choir just to name a few.
He’s helped boost numbers in music and arts programs at MDI so more Trojans can have an enjoyable experience like his.
”I just think it’s fun. I love seeing people’s faces light up, just playing loud music. I just having a good time playing music. I think I’ve been gifted with a lot of phenomenal opportunities when I was younger. There were some great people in the program that taught me and brought me up,” said Haines.
Haines has been offered a scholarship to Belmont University in Nashville thanks to his grades and extracurricular experience.
This spring, he will direct the drama program’s spring production.
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