Musical Groups / Extras

  • A Cappella Choir

    Sponsor: Mrs. Colleen Sye

    Meeting Times: Monday and Wednesday from 8:00 a.m. - 8:45 a.m.

    A Cappella Choir is an advanced group of singers that meet twice a week in the mornings. A Cappella is an auditioned group made up of 6th, 7th, and 8th grade students. A Cappella sings a wide variety of unaccompanied music and performs at various events throughout the school year. 

     

    Chamber Orchestra

    Sponsor: Mrs. Deborah Hostetler

    Meeting Times: Tuesday and Thursday from 8:00 a.m. - 8:45 a.m.

    The AMS Chamber Orchestra is an auditioned, advanced level orchestra that performs a variety of musical genres. This is an extracurricular orchestra open to 7th and 8th grade students who are dedicated, hardworking, enthusiastic, and technically capable on their instruments. Rehearsals take place once a week, in the morning on Thursdays. Chamber performs in the regular AMS orchestra concerts as well as some special performances such as assemblies and other special events.

     

    Jazz Ensemble

    Sponsor: Mrs. Jackie Davis

    Meeting Times: Tuesday and Thursday from 8:00 a.m. - 8:45 a.m.

    Jazz Band is an advanced group that meets on Tuesday and Thursday mornings. This is an auditioned ensemble made up of 6th, 7th, and 8th grade students. Jazz band plays at various events throughout the year including AMS concerts, MB Jazz Night, and other school events.