District & All-state Honor Bands are bands that are made up of the best middle school musicians in the district (District honor band) or in the state of Georgia (Georgia All- State Honor Band). Students are selected through an audition process. Students are scored based on their performance of scales, sight-reading and a prepared piece. The top scoring students from each section are then combined to make the 100 piece District IV Honor Band All students $ho score a certain amount of points (it differs between instruments) are then eligible to audition for the Georgia All-State Honor Band The top scores in each section from this audition are then combined to make the 100 piece Georgia All-State Honor Band The PCMS band has had one of the highest percentages of participation since 2000. Students are encouraged and welcome to voluntarily participate in this event and sill receive extra credit toward their grade in band.