7th/8th Grade Band
The Unity Middle School Band is a performing group comprised of seventh and eighth grade students. The Middle School Band performs a variety of concert band literature written for the middle school level. The band meets everyday for 46 minutes. Sectionals are scheduled during that rehearsal time as well. The Middle School Band performs four quarterly concerts, at the High School Homecoming Parade and Game.
6th Grade Band
The 6th Grade Band is a performing group of 6th grade band students who have progressed beyond the beginning level of performance. This band serves as the students first experience in playing in a full ensemble rather than group lessons like in 5th Grade. Students have full band everyday for 46 minutes. Sectional time is scheduled within the regular rehearsal schedule. The 6th Grade Band performs 4 quarterly concerts each year.
5th Grade Band
All 5th Graders at Unity Middle School are given the opportunity to join Beginning Band. Students are tested for instrument preferences in May at the end of 4th grade. There is an informational meeting for parents during the first two weeks of school and lessons begin shortly after. 5th Grade Beginning Band Members meet once a week for a half hour lesson based on their instrument group. Toward the end of each half of school, the 5th Grade Beginning Band Members meet once a week for full band. The band performs a progress concert in December and at the Spring Concert.