Saturday, January 19, 2019

JOIN BAND!

Join the award-winning Arbor Creek Band!
The band program has over 300 students, that's over 1/3 of the ACMS student body!
The Honors Band has been an invited performer at The Midwest Clinic in Chicago IL and has been a Texas State Honor Band Championship finalist three times (contest held every other year), finishing as 1st runner up in 2017. The Honors Band has placed over 250 students into the All-District & All-Region Band over the past four years.
The Honors, Symphonic, Eagle & Jazz Bands have received unanimous first-divisions at local contests & UIL Concert & Sight-Reading for nearly 25 years.
Click HERE for more information on our past successes, and visit our FUTURE MEMBERS page and 5th Grade Parent Info page to learn how YOU can be a part of future successes!
SIGN UP FOR BAND AS AN ELECTIVE FOR NEXT YEAR.



Tuesday, June 5, 2018

2017-2018 Awards



Arbor Creek MS Eagle Band (6th grade Beginner Band)
Unanimous Superior 1st division ratings at McKinney Boyd HS Peak Festival
Superior 1st division rating from NRH2O

Arbor Creek MS Symphonic Band, Director – Sarah Dempsky
Medal of Freedom - Barrett, Heroes Triumphant – Owens, Japanese Pictures - Mixon
Unanimous Superior 1st division ratings at UIL concert and sight-reading

La Madre de los Gatos - Beck, Blue Ridge Reel – Balmages, Japanese Pictures - Mixon
Unanimous Superior 1st division ratings at UNT Murchison Peak Festival

Arbor Creek MS Honors Band, Director – Rylon Guidry
Mozartesque March - Takahashi, Sheltering Sky - Mackey, Vesuvius - Ticheli
Unanimous Superior 1st division ratings at UIL concert and sight-reading
Best in Class 1st Runner Up, Beach Within Reach
*Performer at The 71st Annual Midwest Clinic

Arbor Creek MS Jazz Band
Superior 1st division rating & GRAND CHAMPION from NRH2O

Individual Honors
51 Students in the LISD All-District Band in 2017
64 Students in the Region 2 All-Region Band in 2017
LISD Outstanding Ensembles: Bassoon Quartet, Casey & Eloy Trumpet Duet, Trombone Ensemble, Low Brass Ensemble
LISD Outstanding Soloists: D’Marco DeLeon/oboe, Dylan Castillo/trombone, Ian Boggs/trombone, Casey Ivanoff/trumpet, David Vazquez/trumpet, Eloy Trevino/trumpet, Neel Vavilapalli/tuba


Thursday, January 4, 2018

JOIN BAND!

5th Grade Students & Parents!
HERE'S HOW TO JOIN BAND:
  1. Make BAND your #1 elective choice on schedule signup.
  2. Schedule an appointment to try the instruments:
    • Email Mr. Guidry - guidryr@lisd.net
  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 Tuesday, May 29 in the ACMS Cafeteria. Times for each elementary school are listed on the FAQ document.