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 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...

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...

51 MMS All-Region Band Musicians Dec16

51 MMS All-Region Ba...

51 middle school band students earned a chair in the All-Region Band!  The All-Region Band is comprised of the best musicians from our region, selected through a very rigorous audition process. Students were required to perform two pre-selected audition pieces, as well as major and chromatic...

Midway High School S...

Two Midway High School students have been accepted to Boston University’s Tanglewood Institute for the summer 2015 session. Vocalist Brittany Brewer and clarinetist Matthew Parsons were chosen to participate in this highly selective music program through a competitive process that required an...