Pride of the Island

Mercer Island Bands

Mercer Island School Bands have band members from the 5th - 12th grades in marching band, concert bands, jazz bands, and steel drum bands. Over 700 kids across the district participate in a MI band. The Mercer Island Schools Band Boosters was formed to actively support, promote, and encourage these band programs.

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MIHS Band Rooms

Saturday, November 16

Sign up for a tutoring time slot

Private tutors are available on a variety of instruments, free of charge. Take advantage of this opportunity for one on one tutoring. Thank you MISBB

Band isn't done!

Our Islander Middle School band students are still hard at work! 7th graders will be putting on a performance for us on Wed, November 6th, 6:30pm at IMS Gym.  The 8th graders perform at Winterfest at the Seattle Center Armory on Thu, Dec 5th and all IMS Bands will perform on Tue, Dec 17th in the IMS gym. 

Mark your calendars for MIHS Band's winter concert on Wed, Dec 4th. 


Our all island Jazz Band concert (IMS and MIHS Jazz bands) will be held on Fri, Dec. 6th.  This is a great night of Jazz as the IMS commons is transformed into a Jazz Nightclub.


MIHS Band is preparing for the Concert Band Intensive Retreat in January at Cispus Retreat Center.

Check out the band calendar and watch your emails for more information.

2020 All State Ensemble



Thorin Finch . All-State Concert Band-French Horn
Tobias Glick . All-State Symphony Orchestra-Trombone
Jacob Grosof . All-State Symphony Orchestra-Trombone
Yui Halvorson . All-State Concert Band-Trombone
Ryan Huang . All-State Percussion Ensemble-Percussion
Benjamin Kinder . All-State Symphony Orchestra-French Horn
Aidan Klein . All-State Concert Band-Oboe
Diane Lee . All-State Chamber Orchestra-Cello
Cindy Huang . All-State Symphony Orchestra-Bb Soprano Clarinet
Kellen Wedgewood   All-State Concert Band-Trumpet 
Tyler Woo   All-State Symphony Orchestra- Bassoon
Hannah Zhao     All-State Concert Band - Bassoon

7th Grade Concert

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Thank You!

Thank you to our amazing community committed to their children's and our island children's Arts education!  Thank you Kelly Gossler, Band Director in the Chicago School District and MI band alum, for reminding us of the lifelong impact band and music has on our children's lives and the support needed to maintain these programs. Thank you to Shelly and Kim, their team of extraordinary adults, our Band Directors, our student volunteers, our donors, our buyers, our sponsors, and EVERYONE who made Band Together a memorable event. 

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