Activities‎ > ‎

Band

Band Advisor

Meeting Times:
5th Grade Band meets at 9:20 to 10:00 on Blue days
6th Grade Band meets at 9:20 to 10:00 on White days
7th Grade Band meets at 1:40 to 2:25 on Blue days
8th Grade Band meets at 1:40 to 2:25 on White days

Description:
5/6
The middle school 5th or 6th grade band is open to all students who play, or wish to play, a band instrument. Band rehearsals meet every other day for 40 minutes. Band members will also be scheduled for a group (sectional) lesson once each week. Band members are expected to practice at home, on their own, to help develop their playing skills and technique. Private lessons are also encouraged.

The 5th and 6th grade bands will play a wide variety of musical periods and styles. Concerts will be held for parents and public in December and May as well as parades in May and July.  Other performances and festivals are added in as the schedule permits.

Description:
7/8
Tha middle school seveth and eigth grade bands are a continuation of the musical skills and concepts covered in grades 5 and 6. The music studied is at a higher level of dificulty and will present appropriate challenges for these advancing players. Rehearsals are scheduled every other day for 45 minutes. Each band member is also scheduled into a group (sectional) lesson once each week. Band members are expected to practice at home, on their own, to help develop their playing skills and technique. Private lessons are also encouraged.

The 7th and 8th grade bands will play a wide variety of musical periods and styles. Concerts will be held for parents and public in December and May as well as parades in May and July.  Other performances and festivals are added in as the schedule permits.

Students are encouraged to audition for select honors music festivals in band and jazz band such as the District II Honors Music Festivals.

Who May Participate:
5th, 6th, 7th and 8th grade students may participate.
Comments