Melissa Middle School Band - Ensembles


Wind Ensemble

5TH PERIOD  (12:11-1:07)

The wind ensemble is the top performing ensemble at MMS and is directed by Ms. Becker. Students in this ensemble will have the opportunity to continue their musical development at an advanced level. The wind ensemble will perform in a variety of concerts throughout the year and individuals will compete in solo/ensemble contest and audition for all-region. It is expected that students in this ensemble practice a minimum of 30 minutes, 6 days a week, and take weekly private lessons.


Symphonic Band

4TH PERIOD (11:20-12:07)

The symphonic band is the second performing ensemble at MMS and is directed by Mr. Dugger. Students in this ensemble will have the opportunity to continue their musical development at an intermediate level. The symphonic band will perform in a variety of concerts throughout the year and individuals will be encouraged to compete in solo/ensemble contest and audition for all-region. It is expected that students in this ensemble practice a minimum of 30 minutes, 6 days a week, and they are highly encouraged to take weekly private lessons.


Concert Band

3RD PERIOD (10:26-11:16)

The concert band is the third performing ensemble at MMS and is directed by both Ms. Becker and Mr. Dugger. Students in this ensemble will have the opportunity to continue their musical development at a basic level. The concert band will perform in a variety of concerts throughout the year and individuals will be encouraged to compete in solo/ensemble contest and audition for all-region. It is expected that students in this ensemble practice a minimum of 30 minutes, 6 days a week, and they are highly encouraged to take weekly private lessons.