Welcome to the Tony Hillerman MS Thunder Band!  Please come back often and refer to the "Class Info" page for weekly practice and assignment information.  We encourage you to book mark this page and sync the calendar below to your smart phone to stay up to date with the most current information for events.


Please visit the "Class Info" page for detailed information as it pertains to each level of band.

Albuquerque Youth Symphony Program Auditions (AYSP)
Auditions for the 2018-19 season are happening now. Several of our students have been selected to participate in these fabulous full symphonic orchestras made up of the finest players in the Albuquerque Area (Mrs. Williams is an alumnus)!  AYSP  offers three high school orchestras,  two middle school orchestras as well as a Spring semester Youth Band. Up to 90% tuition assistance is available.
Click here for more information and to schedule an audition.

THMS Thunder Band


Congratulations to the Jazz Band for earning Superior rating at the Albuquerque Jazz Festival. In addition, Andrew Beutler, Quentin Bosch and Quentin VanWinkle were recognized for outstanding Jazz solos.

Kudos to Quentin Bosch for being named Outstanding Middle School trombonist for the Albuquerque Jazz Festival!

Kudos to Max Ball for being selected as an alternate bass player for the MS Jazz All-State Band. There were over 98 students who auditioned!

Congratulations to the following THMS Thunder Band students for auditioning and being selected to perform with the Albuquerque Youth Symphony Program for the 2017-18 season!

Jacob Revels, Trumpet (AJO)
Quentin Bosch, Trombone (AJS)
Levi Brown, Trombone (AJYB)