Welcome to Haverford Middle School Instrumental Music

At Haverford Middle School, Joe Brennan conducts the 6th, 7th & 8th grade strings. Alex Gittleman is director for the 6th, 7th & 8th grade bands, the woodwind and brass ensembles, and the HMS Jazz Ensemble.

There are many performance opportunities for interested and qualified middle school musicians, including select ensembles, jazz band and PMEA (festivals hosted by the Pennsylvania Music Educators Association.

We rely on email for communication. Information about parent meetings, student concerts, and other items of musical interest are all communicated in this manner. Join our email list using our online form.

Jazz at HMS

HMS Jazz EnsembleThe HMS Jazz Ensemble, directed by Alex Gittelman

The HMS Jazz Fords, directed by Marcell Bellinger

We need good pictures of our musical middle schoolers to post here – please send to bops@hhsmusic.org and please provide as much information as possible about the event and students pictured.

Explore the BOPs website – much of it pertains to high school instrumental music, but there are items of interest for all.

Annual BOPs Meeting for Middle School Music Parents.

Mr. Gittelman’s Middle School Page

Mr. Brennan’s Orchestra Page

Concert Attire for Haverford Middle School Instrumental Students

HMS Band Letters and Forms

BOPs Middle School Liaison:     Tina Jones