History

New Smyrna Beach Middle School has a rich history of Excellence as both a Jr. High and Middle School. The Stingray Band and Chorus embraces the support from our local community and thrives towards excellence in many areas.

Honors

2019-2020

Chorus- 4 All-County Chorus Participants

Concert Band- 1 Student Made the All-State Honor Band

Concert Band- 6 Student Made the All-County Band

Jazz Band- 1 Student Made All-County Jazz Band

Concert Band- 6 Student made the Symphonic Celebration Honor Band at USF

Concert Band- 18 Superior Ratings and 4 Excellent Ratings at Solo and Ensemble

2018-2019

Chorus- 5 All-County Chorus Participants

Concert Band- 2 Student Made the All-State Band

Concert Band- 6 Student Made the All-County Band

Jazz Band- 1 Student Made the All-County Jazz band

Orchestra- 1 Student Made the All-State Honors Orchestra

2017-2018

Chorus- 1 Superior Rated Vocal Solo

Chorus- 7 All-County Chorus Participants

Chorus- District Music Performance Assessment Excellent Rating

Concert Band- Middle School All-State Honors Participant

Concert Band- 3 All-County Band Students

Concert Band- 15 Superior S&E Performances, 31 Excellent S&E Performances

Concert Band- 5 Students Accepted to USF Symphonic Celebration Honor Band in Tampa

Concert Band- District Music Performance Assessment Participation

Orchestra- 1 All-County Orchestra Participant

Jazz- 1 All-County Jazz Band Participant

Jazz- Lakeside Jazz Festival Excellent Rating, Trumpets Best Section

Jazz- Lakeside Jazz Most Outstanding Trumpet Section for Friday Cafe Stage

2016-2017

Chorus- 6 All County Orchestra Participants

Chorus- Excellent Rating in District Music Performance Assessment

Jazz Band- Lakeside Jazz Festival Excellent Rating, Saxophones Best Section

Concert Band- 2 All-County Band Participants

Concert Band- Participated in District Performance Assessments

Concert Band- 5 Students Accepted to USF Symphonic Celebration Honor Band in Tampa

Orchestra- 1 All-County Orchestra Participant

2015-2016

Chorus- 5 All-County Chorus Participants

Chorus- Participated in District Performance Assessment

Concert Band- 2 All-County band participants

Concert Band- Participated in District Performance Assessment

Concert Band- 3 Students Accepted to USF Symphonic Celebration Honor Band in Tampa

Jazz Band Lakeside Jazz Festival Excellent Rating, Rhythm Section Best Section

2014-2015

Chorus- 3 All-County Chorus Participants

Chorus- Participated in District Performance Assessment

Concert Band- 2 All-County Band participants

Concert Band- Participated in District Performance Assessment

Jazz Band Lakeside Jazz Festival Excellent Rating, Saxophone Section Best Section

2013-2014

Chorus- 3 All-County Chorus Participants

Chorus- Participated in District Performance Assessment

Concert Band- 3 All-County band participants

Concert Band- Participated in District Performance Assessment

Concert Band- Awarded "Best Band" at Oak Hill Christmas Parade

Jazz Band- Participated in District Performance Assessment

Jazz Band Lakeside Jazz Festival Excellent Rating, Rhythm Section Best Section

Previous Directors

2013- Present Mr. Jonathan Brodie

1992-2013 Mr. Barry Sturms

1990-1992 Ms. (Name unknown in Records)

1989-1990 Mr. Brian Nichols

1985-1989 Mr. Andre Johnson

1978-1985 Mr. Dale Rush