BMS Band

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[Blackman Middle] [Rutherford Co. Schools]

[BHS Band]

This page was last updated on 9/14/16


Class Links: 


Welcome to the

Blackman Middle School Band!



Welcome Back Band!

Check the band calendar links for upcoming events.


Congrats to the BMS 6th Gr. All-Star Band Members 2015-16:

Karla Baik, Ava Giles, Jessica Murray, Jessica Jenkins, Lena McDaniel, Gabie Derchey, Lyle Cox, Alexandria Simpson, Ireland Buckley, Michalea Flowers, Allison Gibbons, Leah Walker, Sadie Burton, Ava Skinner, Elvin Vargas, Tyler Hewitt, Miles Phengsykeo, Mason Blake, and Micah Wolfgram


Congratulations to Grady Cox, Bernard Ekwuazi and James Meyer for being selected to the Rutherford County All Star JAZZ band!

All forms and fees for the BMS 7/8 Grade Band trip are due by April 21st. The trip is Saturday, April 30th.

Congratulations to the BMS Band Students selected for the Rutherford County All-County Band!

Anderson Oliver, Lillian Smith, Eden Wolfgram, Ruby Neu, Allison DeHart, Perri Farrington, James Meyer, Grady Cox, Kirsten Hogg, Angela Carrillo, Bernard Ekwuazi, Brianna Heath, Parker Burton, and Lucas Chandler!


Congratulations to the BMS Band students that were selected to the 2015 All Mid-State Honor Band!

They were selected from hundreds of students that auditioned from around Middle TN. The students are: Bernard Eqwuazi, Briana Heath, Lillian Smith, Anderson Oliver, and Lucas Chandler. Selected as alternates were: Parker Burton, Grady Cox, Kirsten Hogg.

Congratulations to Anderson Oliver for being selected on clarinet to the Ethos Wind Ensemble!

Congratulations to the BMS Band members that were selected to the 2015 Austin Peay State University Honor Band!

Kristen Filson, Jaydi Austin, Anderson Oliver, Lillian Smith, Alison Dehart, Ruby Neu, Ariana Bennett, Brennan Reed, Miles Northrup, Jason Hobbs, James Meyer, Grady Cox, Angela Carrillo, Kirsten Hogg, Briana Heath, Bernard Ekwuazi, Parker Burton, Will Parker, Dalton Davis, Garrett Stirewalt, Joelle Patton, Lael Hardin


BMS 6th Grade Concert, Dec. 3rd at 6:30PM

BMS 7 Grade Concert, Dec. 8th at 6:30PM

BMS Jazz Band and 8th Grade Band Concert, Dec. 8th at 7:30PM


Practice Records for all grades!

Print one here.

Practice tips here.


Keep up to date on all of our activities with the Band Calendar!

7/8th Grade Band Calendar

6th Grade Band Calendar


Old News:

Thanks to all that helped with Percussion Fest 15. It was a great success!

Congratulations to the 8th grade band for straight superiors at Concert Festival Assessment! Great job!

Congratulations to the following students for being selected to the All-Rutherford County Band 2015! Alissa Farmer, Jessica Kearney, Marybel Lindsey, Lillian Smith, Jessica May, Alec Taylor, Elijah Gilmore, Olivia McEwen, Miguel Bello, James Meyer, Grady Cox, Lilly Schroer, Angela Carrillo, Kerri Phillips, Joelle Patton, and Lael Hardin.

Congratulations to Alissa Farmer, Kerri Philips and Lilly Schroer for being selected to the All Mid-State Band!

Want to take private lessons? Contact Private Teachers by clicking here.

See the Instrument Upgrade list for your young musician!


Older 2014-15 News:

Congratulations to the following BMS Band Members who were selected to the APSU Middle School Honor Band:

Miguel Bello, Alissa Farmer, Alec Taylor, Kerri Philips, Dalton Davis, Jessica May, Lilly Schroer, Parker Burton, Kirsten Hogg, and Angela Carrillo

Thanks to all who donated to the BMS Angel Tree Fund! We were able to collect $500 for this great cause becuase of YOU!!!

Donation Drive: Thank you for participating in the BMS Band Donation Drive! We exceded our goal!!! We now have the funds to purchase some much needed equipment and supplies.

Practice Records: Practice Records are due every Friday for all grade levels. Please make a note of this!

Please email us if you have anyquestions about the BMS Band.

Student registration Packets: Click below if you need a document.

7/8th Grade Band Calendar includes Basketball schedule now!

6th Grade Band Calendar

Info and Agreement Sheet

Shirt Order Form.

Lesson Form


Archived news:

Rutherford County All Star Band Members

Congrats to these fine beginning band members for being selected to this tyear's Rutherford County All Star Band! Serenity Earheart, Cossette Frambach, Dakota Meyer, Christina Morales, Caroline Speights, Ariana Bennett, Brennan Reed, Curtis Burrell, Skylar Hereon, Dawson Gammons, Julian Young, Angela Carrillo, Kirsten Hogg, Randy Cousin, Garrett Fisk, Sophia Perdomo, Bernard Ekwuazi, Brianna Heath, Parker Burton, Dalton Davis, Garrett Stirewalt, Gabe Watts, Mattie Cox, and Lael Hardin

All County Honor Band Members 2014

Congrats to the following students for being selected to play in this year's RCS All County Honor Band. Once again, BMS has more students in this group than any middle school in Rutherford County! Mikayla Barkley, Haeley van der Werf , Alissa Farmer, Natalie Thompson, Jessica May, Nate Jenkins, Nate Farrington, Patrick Owen, Miguel Bello, Lilly Schroer, Kerri Phillips, Jake Arning, Graison Sweeney, Jacob Cobb, Danielle Anunziatto, Payton Hershel, Dalton Klingbeil, and Immanuel Hardin

Mid-State Honor Band Members 2014

Congratulations to the following BMS band members for being selected to participate in the All Mid-State Middle School Honor Bands 2014: Nate Jenkins, Patrick Owen, Jake Arning, Kerri Phillips, Danielle Annunziato, and Dalton Klingbeil.

APSU Honor Band Members 2013

Congratulations to the following BMS band members for being selected to participate in the Austin Peay State University Middle School Honor Band 2013! Natalie Thompson, Nate Jenkins, Nate Farrington, Will Knowlton, Ryan Heath, Kerri Philips, Graison Sweeney, Susanna Davis, Jacob Cobb, Savannah van der Werf, and Danielle Annunziato.








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