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Band

Band

Designed for students in 6th-12th grade

$30 registration fee then $50 monthly

 

Classes begin Thursday, August 16th

Payments start in September

 

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

4:00-5:30 - Advanced Band - Individual and Small Groups

4:00-4:45 - Beginner Band- Brass and Percussion

1:40-2:40 - Beginner Band - Brass and Percussion

4:00-4:45 - Beginner Band - Woodwinds

 

4:45-5:30 - Intermediate Band

2:40-3:40 - Beginner Band - Woodwinds

4:45-5:30 - Intermediate Band

 

5:30-6:15 - Advanced Band - Individual and Small Groups

3:40-4:30 - Individuals

5:30-6:15 - Advanced Band - Individual and Small Groups 

 

This course offers small-group and full-band experiences covering the fundamentals of reading music, tone production, and technique for the following instruments:

  • Woodwinds:  flute, oboe, clarinet, alto saxophone
  • Brasses: French horn, trumpet, euphonium and tuba
  • Percussion: snare drum, xylophone, and electric bass
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Students will be divided by ability into three groups:

 

Beginner Band - (for students with no experience and have never played an instrument before) This ensemble will use Essential Elements Book 1 as their textbook. The class will meet Tuesday and Thursday from 4 - 4:30. Performance opportunities will include a Fall Concert, Solo and Ensemble Festival, and Spring Concert.

 

Intermediate Band - (for students who have shown a mastery of Essential Elements Book 1 and at least one year of experience). This ensemble will use Essential Elements Book 2 as their textbook. The class will meet Tuesday and Thursday from 4:30 - 5:15. Performance opportunities will include a Fall Concert, Solo and Ensemble Festival, and Spring Concert. Students from this band will be given the opportunity to audition for the Cen-Tex Honor Band or the TMEA All-Region Band.

 

 

HOW TO REGISTER:

  1. Click here to fill out the online Band Registration Form
  2. Contact the director, David Cross, for more information, payment instructions and instrument testing at dcross@austin.rr.com

 

**All students must provide their own instrument and music stand**

 

To withdraw from Band, please contact Mr. Cross at dcross@austin.rr.com