The Simmons Middle School Band has earned an impressive record of consistent superior festival ratings at both state music festivals and both regional and national music competitions. The Symphonic Band has received invitations to perform at the Southeastern United States Middle School Band Clinic in December 2017, the 2017 Music for All Southeastern Regional Concert Festival, the 2016 UAB Concert Band Invitational, the 2013 University of Alabama Middle School Honor Band Clinic, and at the 2012 University of Alabama at Birmingham Middle School Band Clinic. Most recently, the Simmons Middle School Symphonic Band was selected to perform at the 2019 University of Alabama Middle School Honor Band. Over 240 students participate in this vibrant and active program. Simmons serves as one of two feeders for the award-winning Hoover High School Band.