Virtual 500 Member Band Formed By Cobb County Schools: Video

Andrea V. Watson

This article originally appeared on the East Cobb Patch

COBB COUNTY, GA — People have gotten a lot more creative since practicing social distancing due to the coronavirus. Cobb County is just one example of how people have found ways to still connect during this pandemic. The Cobb County School District created its first virtual band.

Its virtual ensemble brought together 500 student musicians from the county’s 17 schools. Atlanta composer Tyler Grant granted them permission to perform his work for concert band, "Shimmering Joy."

The video was uploaded on Tuesday and has already garnered more than 18,650 views.

Check out the YouTube video.