welcome to our "tiger" band family
Welcome to the "Tiger" Beginner Band!!!
Dear Band Parents,
Learning to play a musical instrument and acquiring the unique habits of mind that come with it is one of the most incredible opportunities that our school can offer your child. The instrument that will be placed in your child’s hands has the power to transform their lives in ways that no other endeavor can. In addition to musical accomplishments, this year your child will learn to:
Letter to New Band Parents
Guidelines for Effective Practicing
To learn a musical instrument you must learn to master many physical skills. Your brain is reading notes on a page, while your fingers are contemplating which keys to press, all while your lungs are taking a big breath to blow through your instrument to create a sound. A music student's job is to excercise those skills, remember what you've learned, and have fun in the process!
Helpful tips for your practice session:
Practice Information Links:
On-line links that can help you and your child achieve!
A concert is a formal event, even if held in the school's gymnasium. A lot of preparation is involved by the teachers and students to make it enjoyable for the audience and performers. Please see the documents below to help make each concert a memorable and rewarding experience for your child. There is even a fun quiz, provided by MENC, to pass out at your next concert to help educate others.