Band (#MSMM)



Please be advised that incoming 7th, 9th and 11th grade students that plan on participating in sports, cheerleading or band, must have a physical BEFORE practices of those activities begin. The physical form can be downloaded below.

The physical can be done at any time during the summer at our local clinic, Alto Family Medical Clinic.  The cost is $20.  Please let them know at the clinic that your son or daughter is a student of Alto.

Physical Form

The Alto ISD "Mean Sting Marching Machine" (#MSMM) Band is a composite band incorporating students from 7th through 12th grade. The director of Bands in Alto ISD is Mr. Joshua Elmore who began fall of 2022. 

The band's notoriety and popularity have grown due to their success from competing with bands from across Texas, Louisiana, and Mississippi. The band has won numerous awards, having placed in every competition they have entered from 2014 - present, including several Grand Champion Awards. The Alto Band has performed in front of an international television audience at the Circuit of The America's (COTA) Raceway in Austin, Texas as a part of the opening ceremony for the FIA World Endurance Championship race. The Mean Sting Band was recognized in the Spring semester of 2018 by Texas State Senator Robert Nichols for the bands outstanding performance in the 2018 San Antonio Battle of Flowers Parade, winning first place in the "Out of Town Bands" division. Senator Nichols presented the band with a flag that was flown over the Texas State Capitol building in their honor.

AISD Mean Sting

Marching Machine


Timothy Ektefaei
Director of Bands


Ginger Johnson
Auxiliary Sponsor

MSMM Band Handbook



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