Sidney hopes music inspires his students, just like him

New MCHS band director Anthony Sidney is shown directing the Grizzly band at a Veterans Day ceremony held at Mariposa Elementary School. Sidney replaced outgoing band director Rod Fiester. Photo by Matt JohnsonWhy would a music teacher travel over two hours each way to teach in a small town like Mariposa?
For Anthony Sidney, it’s all about strengthening the Mariposa County Unified School District’s music program — and about helping kids develop their skills.
Sidney commutes each day from his hom...

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