TMS Symphonic Band 

The Symphonic Band is the varsity performing group of the Thompson Middle School Band Program. It is an auditioned group of seventh and eighth graders that seek the highest levels of musicianship. In addition to rehearsals and concerts, members of the Symphonic Band are required to participate at either All-Region Band auditions, or Solo and Ensemble Contest. Students learn and perform the ATSSB All-Region excerpts for test grades and chair placement. Every student enrolled in the TMS Band Program is required to practice outside of the school setting. 



TMS Concert Band 

The Concert Band is the non-varsity performing group of the Thompson Middle School Band Program. This group of seventh and eighth graders seek the highest levels of musicianship. Members of this group are required to attend all performances and rehearsals, both during and after school. Every student enrolled in the TMS Band Program is required to practice outside of the school setting. 



TMS Beginning Band

The Beginner Band is composed of first year students in the Thompson Middle School Band Program. Beginner Band members learn the fundamentals of playing their instrument as well as music literacy skills. Sections of this class meet separately during the school day, but have combined rehearsals before performances. Members of this group are required to attend all performances and rehearsals, both during and after school. Every student enrolled in the TMS Band Program is required to practice outside of the school setting.