BANDS

 
Beginning Band

Comprised primarily of sixth grade students, Beginning Band focuses on the fundamentals of playing woodwind, brass, and percussion instruments as well as music reading.  Beginning band students will perform a parent preview concert during the fall semester in October, a holiday concert, and a spring concert.  Students are also encouraged to compete in Solo and Ensemble festival each spring. 

Concert Band 1/2
The Concert Band consists of seventh and eighth grade band students, and continues to emphasize and build upon the fundamentals of playing woodwind, brass, and percussion instruments, as well as reading music. Concert Band students will perform at TMS football games and pep rallies, holiday concert, Music Performance Assessment, spring trip, and spring concert. Concert Band students are encouraged to participate in the many honor bands in the Birmingham area as well as Solo and Ensemble each spring.    

Symphonic Band

The Symphonic Band is comprised of seventh and eighth grade band students, and continues to emphasize and build upon the fundamentals of playing woodwind, brass, and percussion instruments, as well as reading music. Symphonic Band students will perform at Veteran's Day Assembly, TMS football games and pep rallies, holiday concert, Music Performance Assessment, spring trip, and spring concert. Symphonic Band students are encouraged to participate in the many honor bands in the Birmingham area as well as Solo and Ensemble each spring.