Welcome to 5th Grade Band and Orchestra
at Arvada K8, Fitzmorris, Foster K8, Hackberry Hill, Lawrence, Peck, Secrest, Swanson, and Thomson
Continuing Asynchronous Learning until further notice!
We will post our asynchronous lessons on Monday and Wednesdays until further notice. We will update you if things change in our parent emails updates. Please let us know if you have any questions at any time!
Fully Remote Schedule
We will continue to post two asynchronous lessons / assignments out per week on Google Classroom on Mondays and Wednesdays. These are in slide deck form and include instructional videos by instrument. You can find the Google Classroom Codes below by school for band and for orchestra. Please have your student do these lessons in order so as not to miss critical information and instruction.
We will add office hours Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 11:00pm - 12:00pm and 1:30pm - 2:30pm. Any students who need extra help or support are free to meet with us over Zoom during these times 11/30/2020 - 12/17/2020.
We will add Friday Instrument specific synchronous classes over Zoom on 12/4, 12/11, 12/18.
12:30pm - 1:10pm: Trumpet/Trombone Zoom Class
1:10pm - 1:50pm: Percussion Zoom Class
Ms. Austin's Band Zoom Link -
Mrs. Coy's Orchestra Zoom Link -
Google Classroom Codes for Band
Flute, Clarinet, Saxophone, Trumpet, Trombone, Baritone, Percussion
Arvada K-8 - tscublu
Fitzmorris - fylahn4
Foster - t3e26l2
Hackberry Hill - ybliqjg
Lawrence - 36jc7ug
Peck - vcwis5d
Secrest - ujftipw
Swanson - 2qpbkd3
Thomson - rcakrzg
Google Classroom Codes for Orchestra
Violin, Viola, Cello, String Bass
Arvada K-8 - nnvgxpq
Fitzmorris - 6anqnpa
Foster - uvqvmxg
Hackberry Hill - shmnfhb
Lawrence - cfsfqe3
Peck - rqogipe
Secrest - m5izkak
Swanson - sazqhwh
Thomson - lt3pkck
Please watch this Parent Presentation by Mrs. Coy & Ms. Austin
It includes all of the information you need - Signups, Registration, How to obtain an instrument, Drive-by Instrument Rental Nights, Class Information, Safety Protocols, and more. *
Please obtain an instrument and all supplies by October 5th, 2020, our first week of band and orchestra.
*Links are also located in the description of the YouTube video, "Band and Orchestra Parent Information Video"
Drive-By Instrument Rental Nights*
Required sign-up for an arrival time linked in the presentation!
September 29th at Swanson Elementary
September 30th at Foster PK-8
*This will be the only option and time to rent a school instrument. You must review the presentation and fill out the school instrument contract by September 28th, 2020 in order to receive a school instrument at a Drive-By Instrument Rental Night.
Music Store Rental Information
Rocky Mountain Music Repair- Rent in store or at Drive By Rental Nights*
Sol Vista Strings - Rent in store or at Drive By Rental Nights*
*Please fill out rental forms before arriving to instrument rental night
Please join our 5th Grade Instrumental Music Google Classroom - rawqma2!
There will be 2 lessons per week
Instrumental Music Unit 1- Instrument ID and Selection
September 8-11-- 2 lessons (watch videos about strings and percussion)
September 14-18-- 2 lessons (videos about woodwinds and brass)
September 21- 25-- 2 lessons (exploring ensembles with graphic organizer)
September 28 - October 2-- Students reflect and select instrument, Students sign up for Band or Orchestra google classrooms, Instrument Rental / Buy Supplies