Alburnett Instrumental Music Program


Welcome to the Alburnett Instrumental Music Program website. The goal of this website is to keep parents and students of the program informed about upcoming events of the Alburnett Band Program as well as provide resources that will allow students to get the most out of their instrumental experience.

Comments or suggestions for making this website more useful to you are welcomed and will help keep you better informed.

Weekly Announcements Below

IHSMA Solo/Ensemble Contest 2018

Schedule for Saturday, April 14th:

6:00 AM - Load Bus

6:15 AM - Bus Leaves Alburnett

7:25 AM - Arrive at Calamus-Wheatland

11:52 AM to 1:00 PM - Lunch

3:45 PM - Expected Departure Time

4:55 PM - Expected to Arrive at Alburnett

If you are planning on riding with a parent/guardian, you must have them sign the Parent Signature Form (attached) and turn it in by Thursday, April 12th. Then, in order to sign out that day, Mr. Fagersten or Miss Raim needs to see you with your parent/guardian. Read carefully which form applies to you. One side of the form is for riding to the event with a parent and the other is riding home with a parent. Please make sure to fill out both sides of the attached form if you plan on riding to AND from Calamus-Wheatland with your parents.

What to Bring:

  • Instrument/Music
  • Professional Clothing for Performance
  • Money for Food
  • Snacks (optional)
  • Activities for Bus Ride (optional)

What You Need in Order to Perform: Music for Each Performer, Judge’s Copy, and Ballot

Wait for your accompanist to arrive before you go into the room!

Attend your peers’ events!! Support each other, and represent Alburnett well.

Here is the link for a document of Alburnett's events: Event Schedule

Upcoming Honor Band Details/Schedules

Congrats to the following students who will be representing Alburnett at the Coe Honor Bands! The schedule for the honor band can be found here:

Elementary Honor Band

Aminah Strand - Flute

Madalynn Heather - Clarinet

Trenton Abel - Trumpet

Emma Stiffler - Trumpet

Morgan Hoth - Horn

Katelyn Hoth - Tuba

Junior High Honor Band

Alexia Miller - Flute

Caitlin Benesh - Clarinet

Cody Rammelsberg - Bass Clarinet

Zach Carolan - Trumpet

Senior High Honor Band

Elizabeth Sperfslage - Flute

Taylor Hospodarsky - Alto Saxophone

Dillon Kremer - Euphonium

Calvin Gehring - Percussion

Lessons have started! Look on the Documents tab to find out when your lesson is scheduled. Most students will have the same lesson time for this entire semester. If it changes, Miss Raim will let you know. Check the band room board to find out what day we are on in our 6-day cycle.

Band Parents/Students - Please make sure you are signed up to receive important text messages from the Alburnett Band by signing up through Remind. Instructions are below. This is the quickest way to communicate information about performances, weather, etc.

For Parents/Students of 5th, 6th, and/or 7th/8th Grade Band

Text the message @alband58 to the

number 81010.

If you’re having trouble with 81010, try

texting @alband58 to (614) 347-1887.

* Standard text message rates apply.

For High School Band Parents/Students

Text the message @albandhs to the

number 81010.

If you’re having trouble with 81010, try

texting @albandhs to (614) 347-1887.

* Standard text message rates apply.


2017-2018 Calendar

Alburnett Band Calendar of Events.pdf