We want YOU to

Be Part of the Band!

Welcome to our family!

Welcome to our "New to Band" website!

Check out the tabs above including the "How To Register" tab so you can join our MCS band family!

Click the buttons above to visit the website for each middle school.

Click the logo to fill out a "Be Part of the Band" interest form!

DMS: Jenney Merritt (jmmerritt@madisoncity.k12.al.us)

Catherine Patriquin (cnpatriquin@madisoncity.k12.al.us)

LMS: Gwen Rakoff (grakoff@madisoncity.k12.al.us)

Kayla Sims (ksims@madisoncity.k12.al.us)

Scroll down for a video to explore each instrument you're able to learn!

Check out our Madison City Middle School Bands video!

Looking ahead... the benefits of music education are endless!

Main video for STUDENTS

Have you thought about learning an instrument? You have lots of great choices! Check out this video for more information on what music can mean for you!

Video for PARENTS

New to this whole "band thing?" Check out this video! Hopefully some of your questions will be answered and you can be just as excited as your student is about joining the band!

What instruments can I choose from?





Alto Saxophone

Tenor Saxophone

French Horn*





Percussion (Mallets and Snare in year 1)

*These instruments require private lessons during your first year as supplementary education