BAND (n) [bănd]

  1. A company of persons or, sometimes, animals or things, joined, acting, or functioning together.


Welcome to the Crocker/Riverside Band website! Here you will find all of the resources you will need for your child to succeed in band this year.


Please fill out the sign-up form prior to attending the Band Information Night, even if you are unsure about joining band yet.


If you missed the band information night, please download the BAND HANDBOOK and read it thoroughly.

All families who are new to band should plan on attending the Band Information Night on Tuesday, September 25th at 7pm in the Auditorium. If you have a conflict, please notify Mr. Bingen via email 
( as soon as possible.

At Band Information Night you will: 
  • Meet Mr. Bingen and learn about the Crocker/Riverside Band Program
  • Rent or Check Out an instrument
  • Purchase required books and accessories
You will also:
  • Learn what tasks your child must complete before the first day of band.
  • Learn about the expectations of each member (in band and at home) 
  • Receive concert dates 
  • Receive the detailed weekly schedule 
And most importantly...
  • Learn what it takes for your child to succeed and have fun!


Additional information about each group can be found here:
  • Beginning Band
    • Anyone new to band or starting a new instrument
  • Advanced Band
    • Everyone who was in band last year and will be continuing on the same instrument
Please be sure to check back on a regular basis for schedule updates and practice assignments.

Practice Assignments:
Beginning Band
Advanced Band

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