Registration & Instrument Testing

Please read the 2017-18 band 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 – classes begin Monday, September 18, 2017:

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

Concert Band – classes begin Tuesday, September 19, 2017:

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

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