McCleskey Middle School Bands

  • Lament and Tribal Dance6:40


8th Grade Band

Welcome to the 8th grade band page.

​Here are some links and downloads you may find useful.


Can you find the hidden link? Tell me one interesting fact! 


  • A Shaker Gift Song3:00

  • Gallant Marines 2:38

Click below to hear professional recordings of your sheet music! 


Those Magnificent Marches - arr. David Shaffer

The Time Warp - arr. Johnnie Vinson

Tunes That go Bump in the Night - arr. Mark Williams

...and the Nations Rejoice - Robert W. Smith

Creepy Crawlies - Michael Story

Count Rockula - Timothy Loest

How to Train your Dragon - arr. Robert Longfield 


Below are recordings from our LGPE performance!










2017-18 Band Handbook

Data Sheet

Year at a Glance Calendar

Supply List
Honor Band Permission Form

All-State Permission Form


Concert Dates:​​​​

Fall Concert - October 24 (7:00 @ McC)

Holiday Concert - December 14 (6:30 @ McC)



Other Important Dates:

Cheesecake Fundraiser Begins - August 29

Kell 8th Grade Night - September 15 (Kell)
Cheesecake Delivery Week - October 16-20

​Sprayberry 8th Grade Night - October 20 (Sprayberry)
All-State/Honor Band Auditions - December 2 (Dodgen)
UGA Midfest Clinic - December 7-9 (Athens)



Extra Opportunities:
All-State
Band, Honor Band, Pep Band, Percussion Ensemble/Drum Line, Jazz Band, Recorder Ensemble