TopL TopM TopR

Saint Joseph Grade School
216 North Hill Street
South Bend, Indiana 46617
(574) 234-0451


Saint Joseph Grade School Band

Registration & Instrument Testing

Thursday, September 7, 2017, 3:30-5:30pm in the school conference room

Interested students will be able to try out Beginning Band instruments: flute, clarinet, saxophone, trumpet, trombone/baritone, percussion. This event will be the only pre-class registration; if student/family cannot attend this date, please contact Mr. Mester with your interest. All bBand students are welcome and must attend first class.

Please read our 2017-18 introduction letter for more information.

Beginning Band & Concert Band

Beginning instrument instruction is offered for flute, clarinet, saxophone, trumpet, trombone/baritone, and percussion. These classes are open to all interested students in grades 5 and 6. This level is recommended for students who have never had instruction in a wind or percussion instrument and/or are switching from one instrument to another. A minimum of one year Beginning Band class is a prerequisite before advancing to Concert Band.

Beginning Band consists of technique classes in brass, woodwind, and percussion and ensemble rehearsal. Exact class structure for technique class will depend on the number of students signed up for each instrument.

Concert Band is open to all experienced students who have completed Beginning Band instruction.

Band Schedule

Beginning band will start classes on Monday, September 18, 2017. Concert Band will start class on Tuesday, September 19, 2017.

Beginning Band:

Monday/Wednesday: 7:00–7:45am
Founders Hall, Ackles Center

Concert Band:

Tuesday/Thursday: 7:00-7:45am
Founders Hall, Ackles Center

Mr. David Mester
574-607-1447 cell/text

BottomL BottomM BottomR