NEWS

  • Adjusting to BRACES while continuing to play your instrument

    Good information on adjusting to BRACES while continuing to play your instrument http://www.childrensmusicworkshop.com/resources/articles/braces.html

  • AHS Pops Concert - FREE

    Come see the talented music department of Apex High School perform in its annual Pops Concert! This includes chorus, band, and orchestra. May 30, 2014 at Koka Booth Amphitheatre 8003 Regency Parkway, Cary 7 pm Free Admission for everyone!

  • Summer JAZZ

    After Auditions on May 31st in the Cary Arts Center, aspiring jazz students will be placed into two ensembles. The more advanced group, Triangle Youth Jazz Ensemble (TYJE), will begin weekly rehearsals with Gregg Gelb on June 1 in the Raleigh Boychoir building. The Triangle Youth Jazz Ensemble II (TYJE II) will begin rehearsing on June 15 with director, Lisa Burn.

  • Grand Champion Band! and Concert schedule next week!

    Congratulations to the AMS 8th Grade Band and Jazz Band, who competed in the Showcase Music Festival in Yorktown, VA on Saturday.  Both bands earned 1st place in their categories.  The 8th Grade Band received a rating of Superior, and had the highest score for the day, winning the Best Overall Award in competition against elementary, middle and high school bands, choruses and orchestras, and were named the Grand Champions!  Way to go, 8th Grade Band!  Stop by the band room an...

  • Athens Drive Marching Band

    Attending Athens Drive HS in the fall? Play an instrument? Like to dance?

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The purpose of the Apex Middle School Band Boosters shall be to promote an interest in and appreciation of the various activities conducted by the Apex Middle School Band program.  We are a registered non-profit 501(c)3 organization.

2013 School Year  This year promises to be full of music and fun!

6th graders are invited join Mrs Bishop for a mini-camp early in August in the Band Room to get a hand-on introduction to their instrument. We've got a bandathon coming early in October, marching in the Apex Christmas Parade for the 7th & 8th graders, and holiday concerts in December.  During the winter, 7th & 8th graders can also participate in the all-county, all-district, and all-state competitions.  In the spring, we'll participate in some adjudicated performances, and end the year with the spring concerts.

About AMS Bands  Apex Middle School Bands include a beginning band, intermediate band, and advanced band, along with a Pep Band which plays at home football games in the fall, and a Jazz Band which plays during school concerts and special gatherings during the year. Mrs. Helen Bishop directs each band.