Congratulations to the Montgomery Ridge Wind Ensemble
, the MJHS Band
, and the MHS Band
on earning 'Superior'
ratings at the 2016 State Concert Festival at Farragut HS. We
are extrememly proud of your work and growth throughout the year. A
recording (.mp3 ) of the MHS performance is available to download
is linked on our
Congratulations to all 34 MHS Band students selected for the 2016 ETSBOA All-East bands. 25 MHS and 9 MJHS students were selected for the honor. Special kudos to the following
nine students who earned a chair in the 2016 Tennessee All-State Band:
11/12 Band: Andrew Ashmore (clarinet), Christopher George (trumpet), and Alex Douglas (percussion);
9/10 Band: Leah Wolfe (flute), Jake Basil (clarinet), Sam Davis (bass clarinet) Marley Profitt (alto sax), Dalton DeLara (bari sax), and Nolan Heinrich (tuba).
In addition, Craig Harville (9/10 bassoon), Carter Hatch (9/10 tenor sax),
Graham Crain (9/10 trombone), and Isaac Douglass (9/10 tuba) were selected as first alternates for
All-State. Special thanks to all students who took the time and
effort to try out and represent our school.
Congratulations to Christopher George (Trumpet) on being selected
for the All-East 'Blue' Jazz Band, and earning a chance to audition for the Tennessee All-State Jazz Band.
In addition, Marley Profitt (Alto Sax), Carter Hatch (Tenor Sax),
Julian Gerdeman (Bari Sax), and Wyatt Harper (Bass) earned seats in
the 'White' band.
Mr. Ford and I are very proud of the band's performance at the Enka
Marching Festival. Overall, had the second highest score of the day,
missing first place by only 0.98 points. We were one of only two
bands to score higher than 90, so the band should be proud of your
efforts and work. The Guard placed 3rd in our class (of 5 bands),
Percussion placed second, our Music score was second, and we were
first in Visual. Special congratulations to Mirabella Leonard,
Christopher George, and Hannah Morgan
on earning the the best 'Drum Major'
Thanks so much to Mrs. George and all of the Booster volunteers who worked countless hours
to make the 2015
MMI a success. Congratulations to Oak Ridge and Alcoa on winning the
'High Music Score' in the large and small classes.
On behalf of Mr. Ford and myself, it is a pleasure to work with such
a dedicated group of parents and students.
The MHS Band (including 9th graders) will play for the
MHS Graduation on Friday, Mary 13, at Shields Stadium on the
MHS campus. Current 10 -12 grade members will play at 6:30
featuring portions of the Senior Solos. 9th Graders will
join the band at 6:45 for the graduation ceremony. We will
have an after school rehearsal to prepare for this
performance on Thursday, May 12th, from 3:45 to 5:00 at the
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page to volunteer for chaperoning, concessions, or other duties.