Beginning classes-offered to 4th and 5th grade studentsAdvanced classes-offered to 5th grade students (beginning class on same instrument prerequisite)
Instruction provided for the following instruments:Orchestra: violin, viola, cello, upright string bassBand: flute, clarinet, alto saxophone, trumpet, horn, trombone, baritone, percussion

Welcome to our web page! If you are seeking information about our band or orchestra classes, you are in the right place.

Live, in person classes start around the week of September 14, 2020

2020-21 Band and Orchestra-REGISTER and SIGN UP HERE

All new and returning students must sign up

Check out these quick short movie trailers! Exciting!!!!

2020-21 Promo Trailer Band and Orchestra

String Family Orchestra Promo Trailer

Woodwind Family Promo Trailer

Brass Family Promo Trailer

Percussion Promo Trailer

Recruitment poster

Follow these steps to get ready for class this year:

Getting ready for Band and Orchestra EZ as 123! <<<<select this to get started and then select supplied links or follow instructions below>>>>

  1. Watch the instrument information videos if you are new this year (Click Here)

  2. Decide on your instrument (given the current situation, returning 5th grade students are STRONGLY encouraged to stay with the same instrument this year that they played last year).

  3. Make arrangements to get instrument, book, and materials . You can rent instruments from several reputable dealers in our area online. They can deliver the school, or you can pick up. Of course, you can also stop by a store, too. Click here for a listing of local instrument retailers.

  4. Sign up for class ASAP. Use this link to access the online registration form Click Here to Sign Up

Finally....

Mr. Weedman's "sage" instrument advice:Your student needs a quality instrument to be successful. We will not have classroom time to constantly fix slipping string pegs made out of soft wood, adjust bridges fit poorly, unstick valves that were machined lopsided from soft metal, or search for woodwind parts that constantly fall out , etc. As we say every year...BEWARE of ISO's (Instrument Shaped Objects) from worldwide online retailers. For years they have beckoned parents and students like sirens in the sea. However, they are likely of poor construction, they are not assembled well, and materials used are not durable. Playing one is like driving a car with triangle wheels. It just doesn't make sense. Yes, the ones for a really great price from the online company that is named after a South American rain forest are most likely ISO's. Please, please, please avoid ISO's.

Access on Google Classroom

Our Classroom Codes: assignments and videos coming soon...

Band (beginning and advanced): 7wpfyjn

Orchestra (beginning and advanced): oqy37ig

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The following information from our parent information packet is available on this web page: -some of this is last year's info and will be updated soon.








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