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Bland Has Storied Career Directing Bands

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After graduating from ECU in 1974, Leroy Bland, a Robersonville native, began his career by starting a marching band for Creswell high School. In 1988, he became band director for Plymouth High School and built a successful program there for 22 years. In 1997, he lost nine band members and one former member in a tragic highway accident just two miles out of town. He retired n 2003.