Hewitt Trussville Middle School Bands
The 2017-2018 Hewitt-Trussville Middle School Honors Band
Hewitt-Trussville Middle School is located in Trussville, Alabama and is part of the Trussville City School System. The school has more than 1100 students in grades six through eight. The HTMS Band is an integral part of the Fine Arts Department.
The Band program serves over 400 students in grades six through eight. Sixth grade students are placed in the Beginning Band program where they receive group and individualized instruction. In the seventh and eighth grades, students are placed into one of three ability-based performing groups. The top ensemble, Honors Band, is under the direction of Brandon Peters and the Symphonic Band and Concert Band are under the direction of assistant director, Corinth Lewis. In addition to the Honors Band, Symphonic Band, and Concert Band, the HTMS Jazz Band is an auditioned group of seventh and eighth grade students.
The HTMS Band program has received many awards as well as earned consistent superior ratings at the yearly Alabama Bandmasters Music Performance Assessment. The number of students chosen for the District IV Honor Band and All-State Band has grown each year.