ABOUT THE CMS BAND
The Cass Middle School Bands consists of approximately 285 students spanning sixth, seventh, and eighth grades. Students in the Cass Middle School band have the opportunity to join various ensembles including Concert Band, Pep Band, Drumline, Percussion Ensemble, and the Cass Middle School Honor Band. Notably, the program has demonstrated consistent participation at District 7 Honor Band, solo and ensemble events, and the GMEA All State Band. Both the Cass Middle School Honor Band and Concert Band have earned successive superior ratings at Large Group Performance Evaluation.
In 2021, the Cass Middle School Honor Band was a guest performing ensemble at the Reinhardt University Middle School Honor Band Clinic and the University of Alabama Middle School Honor Band Festival. The Cass Middle School Band was honored with the Exemplary Performance Award during the 2021-2022 school year by the Georgia Music Educators association.
Recently, the Cass Middle School Honor Band was invited to perform at the University of Georgia's middle school honor band festival in December 2022. This year they will achieve national recognition as at the College Band National Association/National Band Association Conference in February 2024 and the prestigious Music for All Southeastern Invitational in March 2024.