Columbine/Dakota Ridge

Elementary Instrumental Music

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Blue Heron, Colorow, Columbine Hills, Dutch Creek, Governor's Ranch, Leawood, Mount Carbon, Normandy, Powderhorn, and Westridge Elementary Schools

Mr. Aaron Graversen

Band Teacher

Mrs. Carrie Welch

Orchestra Teacher

The best way to get in touch with us is through email! Please include your school in the email.


Students have been learning so many new things in class! Be sure to practice at home at least 15 minutes every day.

"Informance" (Informational Performance) and Reception coming up November 2nd or 3rd, more info soon!

Important Dates for the 2022-2023 School Year

See page 3 of the Handbook for events listed by group

November 2nd, 2022: Columbine Orchestra "Informance" @ CHS, 7 PM; Dakota Ridge Band "Informance" @ SRMS, 7 PM

November 3rd, 2022: Columbine Band "Informance" @ CHS, 7 PM; Dakota Ridge Orchestra "Informance" @ SRMS, 7 PM

December 5th, 2022: Dakota Ridge Orchestra Area Concert @ DRHS, 6 PM; Dakota Ridge Band Area Concert @ DRHS, 7:30 PM

December 15th, 2022: Columbine Orchestra Area Concert @ CHS, 6 PM; Columbine Band Area Concert @ CHS, 7:30 PM

April 18th, 2023: Columbine Orchestra Rehearsal @ CHS, 5-6 PM; Columbine Band Rehearsal @ CHS, 6-7 PM

April 19th, 2023: Dakota Ridge Orchestra Rehearsal @ DRHS, 5-6 PM; Dakota Ridge Band Rehearsal @ DRHS, 6-7 PM

April 25th, 2023: Dakota Ridge Band and Orchestra Spring Concert @ DRHS, 6 PM

April 26th, 2023: Columbine Band and Orchestra Spring Concert @ CHS, 6 PM