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 Parent Night, even if you are unsure about joining band yet.


All families who are new to band need to attend the Band Parent Night on Wednesday, September 21st at 7:20pm in the Auditorium. If you have a conflict, please notify Mr. Bingen via email (sbingen@gmail.com) as soon as possible.

At Band Parent 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

      • *Due to the pandemic, everyone will be starting in beginning band this year.

Please be sure to check back on a regular basis for schedule updates and practice assignments.

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