The Band program is offered to interested students in select grades. In addition to instrument technique, scales, and learning new music, band members will write by ear and play certain tunes. This composition task integrates all musicianship skills to further their progress which helps students to just enjoy playing their instrument.
For all 2nd - 5th year players. Rehearsals will be on Wednesdays and alternate Mondays. Rehearsals will begin at 7:15. Their lessons will be on Wednesdays on a rotating basis. Alternate lesson slots can be available if requested ahead of time. View Schedule
For all 1st and 2nd year players. Listening Surveys, instrument demonstrations, personal interviews will be held throughout September and an instrument rental night will be held Oct. 7. Lessons will begin October 21 for the beginners and their rehearsals will be held during the day on Mondays. 1st and 2nd year players will then participate in a group rehearsals starting Nov 11 after school until 4:00. View Schedule
Jazz Band - For 3rd-5th year players(2nd year with approval) This group will have limited positions in the rhythm section (piano, guitar, bass, drums & percussion). Please see Mr. Enns if interested. Rehearsals will be after school on Wednesdays 3:15-4:00. See Mr. Enns for the start date.
Band tuition and activity fee will be the same - $160/semester/child $270/semester/2 children. $35-Act. Fee. Registration/tuition envelopes will be handed out and will be due in November and February.
Mr. Philip Enns is our band director and can be reached at 815-641-0651 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.