TMS Marching Band

Join the TMS band at the Newport St. Patrick’s Day parade on Saturday, March 12, 2022.

The Thompson Middle School Marching Band hails from Newport, Rhode Island and is under the direction of retired Navy Senior Chief Musician, Don Chilton. The band program was established in 1957 and is 44 members strong, grades 5-8. More than half of this year’s band members are first year beginning instrumentalists. The Thompson Middle School Band performs annually in the Newport St. Patrick’s and Aquidneck Island Police Parades; as well as, numerous school concerts and state competitions.