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THE JIM HILL HIGH SCHOOL "BAND OF DISTINCTION"

A Tradition of Excellence 

"Maintaining the Legacy"

ABOUT THE JIM HILL HIGH SCHOOL BAND OF DISTINCTION

"Maintaining the Legacy"

Jim Hill High School is one of seven high schools in the Jackson Public Schools District in Jackson, MS.

This band is a proud cornerstone of the West Jackson community.

Our band has consistently received Superior and Excellent Ratings at both marching and concert evaluations.  

The Jim Hill High School Marching Tiger Band of Distinction is highly requested and currently has 150 members that perform music spanning genres that range from classical, funk, jazz, hip-hop, to R&B.  

The "Marching Tiger Band of Distinction" is well known and recognized throughout the southeastern region of the United States, participating in parades, festivals, competitions, and “Battles of the Bands” in territories that include Mississippi, Louisiana, Tennessee, Texas, Arkansas, Alabama, Georgia, and Florida.  

In addition, the symphonic and concert bands have been just as successful, receiving Superior and Excellent Ratings for much of the last two decades.  Our students experience a well-rounded scope of literature during both the fall and spring semesters.      

 

Recent Achievements 
     Students during the last decade have garnered scholarships totaling more the $4,900,000.

2010-Present Home to Mississippi Music Institute

2014 Mr. Hollands Opus Award Winner  

2015 City With Soul Music Awards "Most Outstanding Marching Band"

2016 Resolution-City of Jackson City Council

2016-2017 Millsaps College Honorary Marching Band

2018 Special Recognition-City of Jackson City Council

2019 Mississippi Pepsi Pops Participant

2019 Superior Rated Concert Band

2019 Superior Rated Marching Band

1st Place Finish 2019 Copiah Marching Festival

Lifetime invitation to Mardi Gras-New Orleans, LA

Invitation to 2020 Independence Day Parade in Washington, D.C.

Invitation to World War II Memorial Day Parade-Honolulu, HI

 The band program has been under the direction of Mr. Christopher Little since his arrival in 2010.    

JOIN THE BAND

New Members Welcome

Have you always dreamed of belonging to a Marching Band? Do you have what it takes to be a permanent band member? Jim Hill High School Band of Distinction is actively looking for new members with the talent and discipline to succeed in this world. Click below to find out about the application process and if you have any further questions, get in touch.

CLASS CHALLENGE FUNDRAISER

$21.85 PLEDGE

ADDRESS

2185 Coach Fred Harris St
Jackson, Mississippi
Hinds County 39204
USA

CONTACT

601-291-2297

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