Topics

South Carolina State University

Proviso East Bands Built Into a Winner Under Reginald Wright

Proviso East Bands Built Into a Winner Under Reginald Wright

When Mr. Reginald Wright started as the band director at Proviso East High School in the fall of 1992, the marching band had just 15 students. Since that first year, the band has grown in numbers and stature, with 90-plus members who continue to make it one of the premier groups in the region, if not the nation. "I have a lot of high expectations for the kids and I took them to places where they could be inspired," Mr. Wright said. Mr. Wright is retiring at the end of the current school year, bringing to an end a 45-year career that began in his native South Carolina and has seen him work with great programs there and in the Chicago area. Born in Darlington, South Carolina, Mr....

Loading
87°