Advanced Band

The Advanced Band is designed for students in sixth grade who have completed one year of study on an instrument. The band meets on a weekly basis and performs two concerts annually. Members of this ensemble will also participate in lessons throughout the school day. Students from this ensemble may submit an application to participate in the IU9 Elementary Band Fest in the Spring.

Upcoming Performance/Important Dates:

Friday, December 14, 2018 - Winter Band Concert

Tuesday, May 21, 2019 - Spring Band/Choir Concert

Reference recordings for the Winter Band Concert:

Lesson Books

Essential Elements 2000 published by Hal Leonard is used for the following instruments:



Alto Saxophone




Percussionists will use two books:

1) The Snare Drummer's Toolbox - Row-Loff Productions

2) Mallet Percussion for Young Beginners - Meredith Music (Hal Leonard)