5th Grade Band Recruitment

Welcome to the Middle School Band recruiting page. This page is for any 5th grade student coming into Culver Community Middle/High school as a 6th grader for the 2021-2022 school year. Here you will find a lot of information that can help you get your child enrolled in Band as a 6th grader. Please take a few minutes to review the website. You will find the following sections:

  • Pictures of our band students in action: Playing music and having fun!

  • Interesting factoids about why music education is good for kids

  • Videos demonstrating and discussing the instruments we use in our beginning band

  • Frequently Asked Questions: These are important to read

  • The band sign-up form that should be filled out by a parent/guardian for all interested in learning instruments

  • Link to Paige's Music Company (our service provider) that has information for you to set up a rental instrument, if you are ready to do so. Rental is highly encouraged, and it is mentioned in the Welcome video

  • Contact information for the band director and Culver Bands Facebook Page

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Below are some videos from the US Army Field Band that gives some information and demonstration of each of the instruments we offer for beginning band. The videos are around 2 minutes each. Please check them out as they can help you figure out what you might like to play!


Flute:


Clarinet:

Alto Saxophone:

Trumpet:

Trombone:

Baritone (also called the Euphonium):

Percussion:

Feel free to contact me anytime through school email!

crittendon@culver.k12.in.us

Please visit our Facebook page! There will be information posted there regarding beginning band as well as all levels of band. Like and Share the page so our community can learn about the great things we do in our band department!


Frequently Asked Questions

Below you will find a FAQ sheet that may answer many of your questions. As always, contact the band director if you still need some answers.

FAQs Covid edition.pdf

Open House Letter from May 20th

See the letter below sent home on May 20th regarding Open House for Band.

Recruit letter 2.pdf

Below you will find the information needed if you were not able to attend the open house. Also there is a schedule for our free summer band week for beginners which is not required, but highly recommended to get a head start on learning the instrument. After that you'll find the flyer from Paige's Music that explains how to do a rental and what you get with it.

not too late.pdf
Beginner summer schedule 2021.pdf
Paigesflyer.pdf