Halloween Happenings...

In October, Midway campuses proved Halloween can be more than costumes and candy. Oh, there were costumes of course– in conjunction with Red Ribbon Week, multiple campuses dressed up in costumes to show both their Halloween spirit and anti-drug awareness. Monsters and ghouls roamed the...

MHS Orchestra Featur...

MHS Orchestra Director Dr. Beau Benson is #33 reason to love Waco in May’s “Best of Waco” issue of the Wacoan magazine, and Panther Nation couldn’t agree more! The Wacoan article cites the incredible accomplishments the MHS and MMS orchestra programs have achieved this...

Midway Middle School...

Congratulations to the Midway Middle School Honors A and Wind Ensemble. These two bands competed in the UIL Concert and Sightreading Contest last Thursday. Both groups received SUPERIOR ratings and high compliments from the judging panels! UIL sets a state-wide standard for this competition...

Midway Bass Musician...

The Texas Commission on the Arts (TCA) and the Texas Cultural Trust are proud to announce the 2012 class of Young Masters, a joint initiative between the Texas Commission on the Arts (TCA) and the Texas Cultural Trust, recognizing excellence in 8th through 11th graders in dance, literary...

Midway Camerata rank...

The Midway Camerata ranked 5th this year for State Honor Orchestra.  The Texas Music Educators Association selects one string orchestra each Fall (and one full orchestra in the Spring) as the State Honor Orchestra.  A recording of MHS’ Fall Concert was submitted and selected as one of...

Midway musicians ear...

Brendan Carrillo and Erin Tang, members of the Midway High School Orchestra, will perform with the Texas All-State Orchestra in San Antonio on Feb. 11 as part of the 2012 Texas Music Educators Association Clinic/Convention. Brendan, a freshman, plays bass and Erin, a junior, plays viola under...

Midway Alumnus Ryan ...

Midway/Baylor alum Ryan Baird is flying back to Waco to perform with the Baylor Symphony on October 6th at 7:30 p.m. at the Glennis McCrary Music Building. Ryan won the Baylor Concerto Competition earlier this year before graduating with his undergraduate degree, and as the winner he gets to...

A Spooktacular Hallo...

Looking for a unique Halloween weekend experience? The Midway High School Orchestra offers multiple performances of a custom score performed to the classic silent film Nosferatu. The ancient story is based on Dracula, but the brand new musical arrangement is written by our own MHS orchestra...