Oak Mountain Middle School, located in north Shelby County, Alabama has one of the largest band programs in the state. The band has 300+ members this school year. Performing groups include a Pep Band, two Beginning Bands, Concert Band, Symphonic Band, and an Advanced Symphonic Band. The bands at Oak Mountain Middle have consistently received superior ratings at local and national contests. In the Spring of 2017, the Concert, Symphonic, and Advanced Symphonic Bands received Superior ratings at Music Performance Assessment. Many of the band students audition and are selected for All-State, Honor Bands, and the Shelby County Honor Band Festival.