Gadsden State Community College is welcoming a new staff member to a key position. Matt Leder is the new music director. Leder served on the faculties of Brown University, Community College of Rhode Island, and a host of other renowned educational institutions. He directs the show band and is currently teaching 12 applied music students. Leder is hoping to host an honor band festival for area music students next year. He is planning a concert in the Wallace Hall Fine Arts Center on November 13 to showcase his student’s accomplishments. The concert begins at 7 p.m., there’s no admission fee and the public is invited to attend.