5th Grade Band
About the Beginning Band Program
The 5th graders at All Saints Elementary are given the opportunity to join the beginning band program. Students are offered several different instrument choices including flute, clarinet, alto saxophone, trumpet, trombone and percussion.
Students attend group rehearsal twice a week after school on Tuesdays and Thursdays 3:35-4:15 PM. Students also receive 1 lesson during the school day each week.
* Fall 2018:
Band is a graded course; students receive points for attending a weekly lesson and rehearsals, completing assigned benchmarks and concert performances. *
Students will learn technique, tone, rhythm, posture, pitch and musical expression. Students need to practice at home in order to be successful at learning their instrument.
First rehearsal: Tuesday, August 28th
First weekly lesson: Tuesday, August 28th
Students will be assigned a weekly lesson time on Tuesday or Friday.
5th Grade Band will perform on the following concerts:
Fall Band Concert and Spring Music Concert
Other optional performances:
Barnes and Noble small group performances: December TBD
City Solo and Ensemble Contest: TBD
Young Musicians' Honor Band: February TBD
Coe College Band: April TBD
* indicates changes for the 2018-2019 school year *