Concert Band: This class, designed for students ready to build on skills and knowledge previously acquired in a middle or High School (9-12) instrumental ensemble, promotes the enjoyment and appreciation of music through performance of high-quality wind and percussion literature. Rehearsals focus on development of critical listening/aural skills, individual musicianship, instrumental technique, refinement of ensemble skills, and aesthetic engagement culminating in periodic public performances.
McMurray Middle School
General Music: Students explore the essential elements of 20th- and 21st-century music in America and global cultures. Participants focus on the creation, use, and performance of music; and the modes of listening, distributing, and gaining access to music.
Instrumental Techniques World Percussion: Students learn standards based percussion technical and performance skills, enhanced by historical and cultural background knowledge of percussion instruments. Public performances may serve as a culmination of specific instructional goals.
McMurray Middle Prep 7th and 8th grade Band Holiday Concert will be hosted in the big gym.
The McMurray 7th and 8th grade band will perform their Holiday Concert in the gym on Friday, Dece
Please join us for an evening celebrating the arts including performances by the 6th, 7th, and 8t