Friday, February 15, 2019

Try the Instrument Appointments

Welcome 5th graders! We are so excited you have chosen to be a part of the nationally-recognized, award-winning Arbor Creek Middle School Band Program! Please follow the steps below to complete your band registration:

  1. Signup for an appointment to try the instruments, this is required for all students: tinyurl.com/ACMSBandAppointments
  2. Click here to visit the Future Members portion of our website to review the instruments & information.
  3. Fill out the New Student Information Form and bring it with you to your appointment in April by clicking HERE.
  4. Read details about the process HERE. Official class/instrument lists will be emailed out at the end of April, after we have met with all incoming students.
  5. SAVE THE DATE: Thursday, May 16 - order your instrument & supplies in the ACMS Cafeteria. 5:00-8:00 PM.
  6. Email Mr. Guidry with any questions you might have - guidryr@lisd.net

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