Current Announcements:

The Spring Band and Jazz band concert for all grade levels will be on Monday, April 16th at 7:00pm in the EYMS gymnasium. 
The following are other performance dates for Spring 2018:
Saturday, January 20th - All District Band Auditions at Tuscola High School - selected students only
Friday/Saturday, February 9th-10th - All District Band Clinic - selected students only, pending audition results
Thursday, May 10th - Solo & Ensemble MPA at Cane Creek Middle School - selected students only
May 29th at 7pm - Jazz band guest performance at Toe River Chamber Orchestra Spring Concert

Please make sure your child has reeds, valve and slide oil. They can be purchased online, or at any music store. These items can not be provided by the school, and are necessary for playing an instrument. 
Local music stores: 
Majestic Music in Spruce Pine (on lower street)
The Music Box in Burnsville (call ahead as their hours vary)
Dixieland Music in Weaverville (Roses/Publix shopping center)
The Music Center in Asheville (Hamrick's shopping center)
The Guitar Center in Asheville (Whole Foods shopping center, near Asheville Mall)
Musician's Workshop in Asheville (on Merrimon Avenue)

Students should take time now to do cleaning and maintenance on instruments. Below is a link to step by step instructions:

Please make sure your child has his/her instrument every time class meets.  
Monday/Wednesday/alternating Fridays: 6th grade woodwinds, 7th grade band, 8th grade band
Tuesday/Thursday/alternating Fridays:6th grade brass, 7th grade jazz band, 8th grade jazz band