Where there are players, there is a baton. 


Jim Souders, Conductor

(That's Jensi Souders on the left....narrator and flautist extraordinaire!)

(That's Jensi Souders on the left....narrator and flautist extraordinaire!)

Jim Souders is our conductor, leader, and friend. A band director and music educator for 30+ years at Lakeview Ft.-Oglethorpe High School, he now spends his time as a clinician, traveler, and for luckily for us, rehearsing and leading the MidSouth Concert Band.


Ron Starnes, Associate Conductor

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Ron Starnes serves as our associate conductor and has been a music educator and choral director in the Chattanooga area for many years. When he is not leading the band you can find Ron in our baritone section.