All students age 10 or older with no previous experience in band start in this group. It is generally a two-year experience. Instrument choices include flute, clarinet, saxophone, trumpet, trombone, and percussion (not piano). Students aged 9 may be allowed to enroll at the director's discretion.
The focus of this class will include basic music theory and history, instrumental skills, and beginning ensemble playing. Students are expected to purchase the method book Standard of Excellence, Book 1 for their instrument. Check out Amazon, they will carry it or check local music stores.