Our Ensembles

Symphonic Winds

Symphonic Winds is the first performing ensemble at Reynolds Middle School. It is comprised of students representing all instruments in the band program. Membership is comprised of 7th and 8th graders and is based on audition. The Symphonic Winds participate in all concerts, pep rallies, and various concert band competitions throughout the spring semester. Members of the Symphonic Winds also participate in individual events throughout the year including All-Region auditions, solo contests, and various other activities throughout the year. Students are required to participate in private lessons year-round, which are critical to their experience as a musician. There is private lesson financial aid offered to those who may qualify.

Concert Band 1

Concert Band 1 is the second performing ensemble at Reynolds Middle School. It is comprised of students representing all instruments in the band program. Membership is comprised of 7th and 8th graders and is based on audition. Concert Band 1 participates in all concerts, pep rallies, and various concert band competitions throughout the spring semester. Members of Concert Band 1 are highly encouraged to participate in individual events throughout the year including All-Region auditions, solo contests, and various other activities throughout the year. Students are strongly encouraged to participate in private lessons year-round, which are critical to their experience as a musician. There is private lesson financial aid offered to those who may qualify.

Concert Band 2

Concert Band 2 is the third performing ensemble at Reynolds Middle School. It is comprised of students representing all instruments in the band program. Membership is comprised of 7th and 8th graders and is based on audition. Concert Band 2 participates in all concerts, pep rallies, and various concert band competitions throughout the spring semester. Members of Concert Band 2 are encouraged to participate in individual events throughout the year including All-Region auditions, solo contests, and various other activities throughout the year. Students are strongly encouraged to participate in private lessons year-round, which are critical to their experience as a musician. There is private lesson financial aid offered to those who may qualify.

Beginning Band

Beginning Band membership is comprised of students that have no prior experience on a wind or percussion instrument. No musical experience is necessary. All students receive instruction on fundamental tone, rhythmic concepts, and basic music-reading skills. Students are taught in homogeneous classes year-round and throughout the school day. Beginning Band students participate in all concerts (fall, winter, midwinter, and spring), solo and ensemble contests, and one concert band competition during the spring semester. Students are highly encouraged to participate in private lessons year-round, which are critical to their experience as a musician. Students may participate in beginning band as well as other electives. There is private lesson financial aid offered to those who may qualify.

Jazz Band

Jazz Band is a specialized ensemble that focuses on introducing participating students to the Jazz idiom. The Jazz Band class is  comprised of 8th graders, while 7th graders participate in Friday after-school rehearsals. Jazz Band instrumentation is representative of all instruments in the band. All students participating in Jazz Band are required to be enrolled in one if the concert ensembles during the same participating semester. Exceptions can be made, at the discretion of the band directors, for instruments that are not taught in beginning band (guitar, bass guitar, and piano). The Jazz Band participates in various concerts and contests throughout the school year. Jazz Band meets after school on Fridays from 3:45pm to 5:00pm.

Reynolds Middle School

700 N Coleman St

Prosper, Texas 75078

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Tina Parr - cdparr@prosperisd.net

Clayton Koch - cakoch@prosper-isd.net

Richard Alvarado - rbalvarado@prosper-isd.net

Kevin Hanrahan - kjhanrahan@prosper-isd.net

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