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  • Band is………

    FUN

    MUSIC

    PERFORMING

    Beginning band instruments

     

    All 6th grade beginning band students will be allowed to test for the instruments offered at DMS. This will be with mouthpiece testing during class hours by Mr. Simmons or another band director.

    Flute

    *Oboe

    Clarinet

    *Bass Clarinet

    Alto Saxophone

    *Tenor Saxophone

    *Bassoon

    Trumpet

    *French Horn

    Trombone

    Euphonium

    *Tuba

    *Percussion

     

    What your parents need to know:

    1. Band class is a financial commitment.

     

    1. Music can help improve math skills and problem solving.

     

    1. Every student will learn to read music and rhythms.

     

    1. We have concerts throughout the school year.

     

    1. Recent studies show that students who study the arts are more successful on standardized test such as the SAT. They also achieve higher grades in high school.

     

    1. We learn instruments! And how to play music!

     

    1. Music study enhances teamwork skills and discipline.

     

    1. Engages students in the classroom and increases graduation rates.