After School Band is open to students in grades 5-8 who have taken lessons for at least a year. We will meet on Mondays from 2:30-3:30, beginning September 12th.
To register for after school band, click HERE.
Beginner Band is for students in grades 6-8 who would like to learn a new instrument and play in band. Beginner band students will have two rehearsals a week during WIN, along with one free music lesson. Students who do not already have an instrument may borrow a school instrument for the year. (There is a maintenance fee of $30)
Advanced Band is for students in grades 6-8 who have played a band instrument for a year or more. Advanced band meets twice a week during WIN, and one more longer rehearsal on Thursday mornings during UA time.
Lessons are provided to beginner band members for free either during WIN on Wednesdays, or after school on Wednesday or Friday. Other band members may have occasional lessons or sectionals on Tuesdays after school.
After School band- Mondays from 2:30-3:30 (beginning September 12th)
Beginner Band- Tuesdays and Thursdays from 11:55-12:25 (beginning September 6)
Beginner Lessons and sectionals: Wednesdays from 11:55-12:25 and/or after school Tuesday, Wednesday, or Friday, 2:30-3:30
Advanced Band- Mondays and Fridays from 11:55-12:25 AND Thursday morning from 8:00-9:00 am
What will the band be working on this year? Here are links to some of the pieces we will play this year! Click the triangle play button to hear each one!
- America (My country tis of thee)
- Code of Hammurabi
- Quest of the Knights Templar
- Night on Bald Mountain
Thursday Baywood Overture
Monday Allegretto (From Symphony No. 7)
Friday 25 or Six to Four
2. Concerto for Crash Cymbals
Monday: Ghosts of the Lost Ship
Thursday Bonsai Tree
Heres a great site on instrument care!
Crossing the Break- a guide for clarinet players