The First Flight Middle School Music Department is under the direction of Suzanne Blackstock (Band), John Buford (Chorus), and Leslie Erickson (Orchestra). The music department features five performing ensembles: the Seahawk Band, Seahawk Chorus, Seahawk String Orchestra, Beginning Band, and Jazz Ensemble. Students perform several concerts each year including the Halloween Spooktacular, Oktoberfest, Winter Concert, and Spring Pops on the Lawn. They also perform throughout the community at events such as the Kill Devil Hills Ice Cream Social, Elizabethan Gardens WinterLights, Hotline Festival of Trees, Special Olympics, Relay for Life, Manteo First Friday, and the Baum Center. The music department culminates each year with an annual trip to Old Dominion University and Busch Gardens for the Performing Arts Consultants Music Festival PAC for a Day.