Well, the week has flown by, and it’s time for another look at what is happening in North Metro Atlanta arts education. Given the wide variety of events in our schools this week, this edition will feature local bands and other groups performing this week. Here are a few events for you to check out.
West Hall Middle school band will present a concert December 13 at 7:00pm. Admission is free, and the concert will be held in the WHMS gym in Flowery Branch.
The Tucker Middle School music department will present a Holiday Musical Celebration on December 13. The concert will begin at 7pm in the TMS gym in Tucker, and will feature performances by the Beginning, Advanced, and Symphonic bands. Also featured will be the Chorus and Jazz Ambassadors. The concert is free, and the public is invited to come support the students.
Couch Middle School will present a band concert December 13 at 6pm. The concert will be held in the Grayson High School auditorium in Grayson, and will feature the 7th and 8th grade bands playing seasonal favorites that are certain to entertain. The event is free, and the public is encouraged to attend.
Chapel Hill Middle School in Decatur will present their holiday concert December 13. The concert will feature the 6th grade intermediate band, the 7th grade concert band, and the 8th grade symphonic band, as well as the CHMS orchestra.
The Moore Middle School bands will present their first concert of the season December 13. There will be two concerts, the 7th and 8th grade bands at 6pm, followed by the 6th grade band in their debut concert “First Sounds” at 7pm. The concert will feature all three groups performing a wide variety of standard band literature, as well as some holiday tunes. Both concerts are free, and will be held in the MMS cafeteria in Lawrenceville. As MMS is a brand new program with many needs, donations will be gratefully accepted.
The Crabapple Middle School band will present a concert on December 15 at 7pm. The concert will be held in the CMS gym in Roswell, and will feature the 6th grade band in their debut performance. Also featured will be the Jazz band, and numerous solos/small ensembles. Admission is free.
Elkins Point Middle School band will present their concert December 15 at 7pm. The concert will be held in the EPMS gym in Roswell, and will feature three different groups. The concert is free to all, and donations are gratefully accepted, and the concert should last approximately 1 1/2 hours.
The Autrey Mill Middle School music department will present their winter concert December 15. The concert, A Winter Music Celebration, will have two performances, one at 6pm, and the other at 7:30. All performances will take place in the AMMS gym in Johns Creek. The concert will feature the AMMS band, chorus, and orchestra. Both concerts are free and open to the public.