The Westbook Beginning Band is made up of our first year band students. Beginner Band students meet in like-instrument classes and are put together as a band for the Holiday Concert and Spring Concert. Beginner band students are expected to maintain passing grades and attend all rehearsals and performances for their band. Instruments offered in beginning band include: Flute, Oboe, Bassoon, Clarinet, Alto Saxophone, Trumpet, French Horn, Trombone, Euphonium, Tuba, and Percussion.
Note: Supplies will be purchased through Westbrook Int. Band at the beginning of the school year.
Recommended Beginner Instrument List:
You can purchase/rent instruments through either of the following companies:
IMPORTANT BEGINNING BAND DATES:
August 26: Band Forms Due*
September 13: Main Event 6th grade Social 4:30 pm - 8 pm
November 6: Cookie Dough Fundraiser Kick Off!!
November 14: Teach Your Parent to Play (optional)
November 15: Chick-fil-A Day!
November 20: Cookie Dough Fundraiser Forms Due
December 10: Winter Concert*
December 13: Chick-Fil-A Day!
January 24: Chick-fil-A Day!
February 21: Band Lock In!
March 20: Chick-fil-A Day!
May 5: Spring Pool Party & Concert
May 18-21: Auditions for Band Placement* – during school
June 8 -12: Stars & Stripes Band Camp!