About our Bands
HMS 6th Grade Beginning Band
The 6th Grade Beginning Band is a full year class and is open to students in the sixth grade who have had little or no experience in instrumental music. All students will choose an instrument with the aid of the director. Basic concepts such as proper embouchure, hand position, posture, listening skills, and breathing skills will be emphasized. Weekly practice is expected. Membership is at the discretion of the director and school administration.
HHS Concert Band
The Huntingdon High School Marching Band is becoming one of the best ensembles in West Tennessee. The ensemble strives to perform top repertoire while receiving superior ratings at Concert Festivals. The Ensemble performed at TMEA Concert Festival in 2019 and in 2020 received the ASBDA award for receiving all one ratings at WTSBOA Concert Festival.
HHS Marching Band
HMS 7th and 8th Grade Band
The 7th and 8th Grade Concert Band is a full year class and is open to students in the 7th and 8th grade that have had at least one year of previous instruction on wind and/or percussion instruments. It consists of traditional band instrumentation and provides reinforcement in basic instrumental skills such as proper embouchure, hand position, posture, listening and breathing skills, as well as an emphasis on the fundamental concepts of rhythm, tone production, ensemble balance and blend, and overall ensemble sonority. The Concert Band is divided by grade level into two separate classes, but performs as one ensemble during performances. The 7th and 8th Grade classes meet every school day and perform several concerts each year. Weekly practice is expected. Private study is encouraged to help students progress to the next level. Membership is at the discretion of the director and school administration.
The High School Marching Band is a competitive, entertaining, performing ensemble. This group begins with summer rehearsals and competes until early November. We bring the energy at pep rally and ball games. Join a tradition on excellence!
HHS Jazz Band
The jazz band meets once a week. This group focuses on jazz style, improvisation, combo, and big band. Every level is welcomed to this ensemble.