WELCOME FIFTH GRADE BAND MEMBERS
We are very excited to have you part of the Lancaster band program. If you were unable to attend the December 5 meeting, please be sure to download the information below.
If you have any further questions regarding beginning band, please contact your child’s band director.
2018 BAND CLASS SCHEDULE
Tallmadge – Tuesday from 1:15-1:45
Gorsuch West – Tuesday from 2:00-2:30
Mount Pleasant – Wednesday from 1:15-1:45
Tarhe Trails – Thursday from 1:15-1:45
Medill – Friday from 1:15-1:45
BEGINNING BAND INFORMATION
STEPS TO JOIN BEGINNING BAND
STEP 1 – In November, the directors will be at each school to demonstrate instruments. On that day, be sure your child tries out several different instruments. In collaboration with the directors, make an educated decision on which instrument is the best choice.
STEP 2 – Fill out the band registration form expressing that your child is interested in enrolling in band. Have your child turn it in promptly to his/her teacher.
STEP 3 – Attend the beginning band parent meeting in December. If you cannot attend, contact a band director for the information.
STEP 4 – Obtain a quality, working instrument. Be sure to check the approved list of instrument brands, provided at the parent meeting.
STEP 5 – Check the band schedule and be sure your child attends all classes for his/her instrument.
Click here for a variety of online resources that can help beginning band students improve on their instrument. This includes fingering charts, note name games, and high-quality band performance from YouTube.