Congratulations to the CMS Strings!

Congratulations to the Caroline Middle School Strings! In competition on Saturday, May 13th at Dorney Park, the CMS strings competed against other schools in their division (String Orchestra AA).

With a score of 84.5 points and earning an Excellent rating, the Caroline Middle School Strings won first place in their division. Not only did these students perform well, but they also showed excellent musicianship, and supported all students who competed this weekend.

Congratulations again to the Caroline Middle School String Orchestra on this outstanding accomplishment. The CMS orchestra is directed by Mrs. Mary Yanos.

CMS Band and Strings win big at Hershey Park!

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This past weekend, the Intermediate/Advanced Band and Strings performed in the Music in the Parks festival in Hershey, PA.  CMS did an outstanding job winning trophies for 1st place in the Concert Band division and an Excellent rating, 2nd place in the Strings division and an Excellent rating, and the school as a whole won the Esprit de Corps trophy for displaying great behavior, spirit, and respect to the festival staff and the other participating schools. Congratulations to the CMS band and strings and their directors, Ms. Karen Mott (band) and Mrs. Mary Yanos (strings).

Congratulations to the CMS Music Department!

The past two weekends, the CMS music department competed at both Busch Gardens and Dollywood music festivals. The results for all four groups were outstanding!

In the Busch Gardens music festival, the Chorus and Beginning Band both scored an EXCELLENT rating (the 2nd highest possible) and placed 3rd and 4th place in their division, respectively. The Beginning Band was the only beginning group in the competition.

In the Dollywood music festival, the Intermediate/Advanced Band and Strings both scored an EXCELLENT rating (the 2nd highest possible) and both placed 1st place in their division. The band missed a Superior rating by 2.7 points.

We are excited to see our students continue soaring high through music and academics! Congratulations to both Mrs. Yanos and Ms. Mott for your hard work with the students at CMS!


Band & Strings Perform at the Bowling Green Harvest Festival!



Saturday, October 19th, the CMS band and strings performed for the annual Bowling Green Harvest Festival in front of family, friends, community members, students, and visitors. The strings performed four selections, Scherzo and Prelude (both from Apollo Suite), Fiddler’s Hoedown, and Samba La Bamba. The Pep Band performed What Makes you Beautiful (from One Direction), Grenade (from Bruno Mars), and Crazy in Love (from Beyoncé).

The Strings program is directed by Mrs. Mary Yanos and the band program is directed by Ms. Karen Mott.