Welcome to the

 Chinook Middle School

Band Website

for information about the Concert Band, Symphonic Band, Wind Ensemble and Jazz Bands

Welcome to the site - it is updated fairly regularly, so bookmark it and check it often.

Welcome to the 2014-2015 school year! We will be using Charms a lot more for information, as well as the new Brightspace by D2L Learning Management System. For now, Charms will be the main way to get information, with this website as a backup for more general information.

Our Annual 5th Grade Invitational will be on Wednesday, March 11, 2015 - students from Enatai, Woodridge, Medina, and Clyde Hill are invited to attend. Click on the link for details and recordings.

Want to see videos of the Chinook Bands?  Mr. Mahaffey has a "channel" on YouTube with various performances from CMS Bands. Here is a link to videos from our Dec. 4, 2013 Band Concert.

Chinook Band has a Facebook Fan Page.  "Like" the group as another way to stay connected.

Here are two websites that you can go to to practice and learn different things about music:

Go to MusicTheory.net                 Go to EMusicTheory.com

Interested in hearing a local community band?  Here is a list of some groups that perform in our area:

        Washington Wind Symphony

         Brass Band Northwest

        Seattle Repertory Jazz Orchestra

        Seattle Wind Symphony

A great local resource for Music Ensembles and Lessons is MusicWorks Northwest.  In addition to offering lessons and ensembles, they also have regularly scheduled concerts/performances at their location..


      Email Mr. Mahaffey    CMS Home              Performance Calendar

      Audio Clips                      Video Clips                About Mr. Mahaffey

Band Handbook               List of Band Supplies        Honors Band Requirements

Other Playing Opportunities    Summer Music Opportunities Local Private Lesson Teachers

Individual Pages for each group:
Concert Band        Symphonic Band        Wind Ensemble
Jazz Band I        Jazz Band II