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CONCERT & MARCHING BANDS

Director: Nathan Biggs

The Prairie Hills Middle School Band is directed by Nathan Biggs. The band is made up of a marching band season where the band performs at Buhler Frolic, as well as a PHMS Band Night at a Buhler High School football game. The band also assembles a number of pieces for state solo and ensemble contests. Lastly, the band performs in a spring concert which demonstrates skills that students have learned over the year.

Director:Nathan Biggs

    The Prairie Hills Middle School Jazz Band is an auditioned group that rehearses on Wednesday & Friday mornings starting in mid-October.  This advanced group is open to all 7th & 8th grade band students.  Members get the opportunity to perform many various styles of jazz - swing, rock, funk, and latin.


    The PHMS Jazz Band performs in a wide variety of concerts throughout the school year including the PHMS Winter & Spring Band Concerts, Hutchinson Community College Jazz Festival, Friends University Jazz Festival, and the PHMS 8th Grade Recognition.  The PHMS Jazz Band also participates in a collaborative Buhler USD 313 District Jazz Tour with the Buhler High School Jazz Band in late February.
*Jazz Band audition music is available during the first week of school with auditions taking place towards the end of Sept.

PHMS Jazz Band

Prairie Hills Middle School Concert & Marching Bands

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Buhler Bands USD 313: Buhler, Kansas 67522

Band Accolades

  • 2007 Kansas Music Educators Association - PHMS 8th Grade Concert Band Performance
  • 2009 Kansas Music Educators Association - PHMS Jazz Band Performance

       Pioneer League Instrumental Music Festival

             2012

  • *8th Grade Concert Band - Straight Superior “Division I” Ratings
  • *7th Grade Concert Band - Straight Superior “Division I” Ratings

             2013

  • *8th Grade Concert Band - Straight Superior “Division I” Ratings
  • *7th Grade Concert Band - Straight Superior “Division I” Rating   2015
  • *8th Grade Concert Band - Straight Superior “Division I” Ratings
  • *7th Grade Concert Band - Straight Superior “Division I” Ratings