55 Raider Band Members Accepted Into the All-Region Band

55 Raider Band members earned spots in the TMEA Region 20 Bands.  Auditions took place on November 12-13 at Kennemer Middle School.  This is the first time any of the 7th and 8th grade students have ever participated in a live audition of this caliber, and they soared...

Honors Band Receives National Recognition

The 2020-2021 Highland Park MS Honors Band has been named a National Winner in the Mark of Excellence National Wind Band Honors, by the Foundation for Music Education.

All-Region Audition Materials Available!

All-Region Audition materials are now available!  Visit hpraiderband.org/region to access audition packets. Potential prizes are in store at band camp for those who have practiced the materials - the more you know, the more points your section will earn!


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Whether you are a student, parent, or community member, we encourage you to browse our website to find out more information about the band program.

Thanks for stopping by!

– Ms. Taylor, Mr. Emsley, & Mr. Dutton

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Click above to learn more about how to join the Raider band! Any 6th grader can start learning an instrument with no prior experience.

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Want to get ahead in band and make it to the top of your section? Click above to learn more about private lessons.

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Click above to read our weekly Raider Band Reader for all of our grades 6-8 band families. The newsletter includes important weekly reminders and information throughout the school year. 

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We are always looking for new, motivated student to join one of the largest and most successful programs at Highland Park Middle School! 

Thank you to our sponsors for their continuous support for the HP Raider Band Program!