Sunday, April 16, 2017

Chicago bound!

Congratulations to the 2016-2017 Honors Band for being chosen as one of four middle schools bands from across the world to perform at The 71st annual Midwest Clinic in Chicago, Illinois in December of 2017! 
The Midwest Clinic is an international band & orchestra convention.
More information on The Midwest Clinic can be found here:

Wednesday, December 21, 2016


5th Grade Students & Parents!
  1. Make BAND your #1 elective choice on schedule signup.
  2. Schedule an appointment to try the instruments.
    • Email Mr. Guidry -
  3. Visit our "Future Members" section above to learn about which instruments you may be best fitted for. You can also read about the ACMS Band Program as a whole (click here).
  4. Fill out & return the Student Information Sheet (click here) when you come to your appointment.
  5. Have questions about your appointment & what's next? We answer most of them here: FAQ (click here)
  6. After you've completed the above steps, make sure you come to our instrument & supply drive on Thursday, May 25 in the ACMS Cafeteria. Times for each elementary school are listed on the FAQ document.

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

2015-2016 Awards & Accolades

Arbor Creek MS Eagle Band (6th grade Beginner Band)
Unanimous Superior 1st division ratings at Beach Within Reach
3rd Place – Beach Within Reach
Superior Rating – NRH2O Music Festival
118 First Division Solos

Arbor Creek MS Symphonic Band, Director – Sarah Dempsky
Unanimous Superior 1st division ratings at UIL concert and sight-reading. 
Unanimous Superior 1st division ratings at Beach Within Reach.
2nd Place out of 19 at Beach Within Reach

Arbor Creek MS Honors Band, Director – Rylon Guidry
Unanimous Superior 1st division ratings at UIL concert and sight-reading and Beach Within Reach
Best In Class, CC Grand Champion – Beach Within Reach

Individual Honors
51 Students in the LISD All-District Band in 2015
57 Students in the Region 24 All-Region Band in 2015

28 Ensembles (191 students) earn First Divisions at LISD Solo & Ensemble Contest
6 Outstanding Ensembles (51 students) at LISD Solo & Ensemble Contest
148 First Division Solos At LISD Solo & Ensemble Contest
18 Outstanding Soloists at LISD Solo & Ensemble Contest:

Sarah Ammari, Michelle Gonzalez, Abby Rieger, Emily Alvarez, Ekdev Rajkitul, Colin Welty, Austin Dreyer, Peyton Joffre, Meredith Bowling, Sanjana Chukkala, Tais Loye, Ethan Edwards, Noah Bales, Landon Headstream, Tyler Kerch, Lexi Pepper, Anthony Pipitone