MMS All-Region Orchestra Nov29

MMS All-Region Orche...

The MMS and Intermediate orchestra musicians attended the All-Region orchestra auditions this month. Twenty-seven middle school students, directed by Terence Guerrero, participated and 15 made it into the all-region orchestra including one student from River Valley Intermediate....

MMS All-Region Band Nov29

MMS All-Region Band

On November 4, the MMS band attended All-Region band auditions (hosted at Midway Middle School). A record-breaking 54 musicians made either the Symphonic or Concert All-Region bands and had one 1st alternate. Fourteen students were named 1st chair. The Texas Music Educators Association which...

Midway ISD Announces New Director of Bands May25

Midway ISD Announces...

Midway Independent School District is pleased to announce the district’s new director of bands, a dynamic leader selected to build the district’s band program into a premier organization. Panther Nation welcomes Pam Hyatt, who will be joining MISD from China Spring ISD for the 2017-2018...

Students Win State U...

The Interscholastic League Press (ILPC) Individual Achievement Awards (IAAs) honor top high school journalists in the state. Midway students and graduated were recently honored with four awards. In the yearbook category, the senior ads team of Miranda Williams (2016 graduate), Julissa Cabral...

Senior wins National Vocal Award, College Bound May12

Senior wins National...

Midway senior, Brittany Brewer, was awarded First Place in the Martha Marcks Mack Junior Vocal Award by the National Federation of Music Clubs.  This national award is given each year to a deserving and talented singer in high school grades 10, 11, 12 for the purpose of further musical study....

Midway Orchestra Soloists En Route to Prestigious Summer Programs Apr12

Midway Orchestra Sol...

Wilson Burnett, Junior Wilson will be attending the Baylor String Quartet Camp in early June. He will also attend Apple Hill Chamber Music Workshop in New Hampshire in mid to late June. Apple Hill exists to create, perform, and teach chamber music at the highest standard, broaden the...

Students find extracurricular music success Mar30

Students find extrac...

Cooper Johnson, Junior Cooper was accepted into the Oberlin Conservatory of Music’s summer Percussion Institute in Oberlin, Ohio that takes place from June 25 to July 1. While there, Cooper will participate in a week of master classes, clinics, hands-on workshops, recitals, and lectures in a...

Midway Violinist Wins National Music Competition Mar28

Midway Violinist Win...

Haeun Moon of Waco, Texas, won top honors at the Music Teachers National Association (MTNA) Senior String Competition finals on March 19 at Baltimore MD during the 2017 MTNA National Conference. Haeun Moon is 15-year-old violinist from Waco, TX.  She studied violin with Dr. Julia Hardie and...

MMS Bands Earn Sweepstakes Mar17

MMS Bands Earn Sweep...

On Friday, Mar. 3, the Midway Middle School Wind Ensemble, under the direction of Dawn Henry, and the Symphonic Band, under the direction of Ken McLellan, attended the UIL Region 8 concert and sight reading competition.  Both bands received superior (division one) ratings in all events. Both...

All-State Choir Students Jan18

All-State Choir Stud...

Ten Midway High School choral students have been named to Texas Music Educators Association All-State Choirs. Congratulations to Brittany Brewer, Josie Pooler, Meredith Marcum, Kimberly Chancellor, Christina Morris, Mia Scott, Stephen Zheng, Joshua Tripp, Haley Luse, and Jeffrey Hulbert....