Sixth grade band is a developmental class for the young instrumental music student. Students meet in a large group every other day and have small group lessons during class once per cycle. The band performs two concerts during the year. Concert dates are included in the school calendar.
Goals and objectives for this course are based on the National and New York State Standards for Music, and include the development of performance skills and instrumental technique. Students will also create music through composing and improvising, build perception skills through listening, evaluate and critique music, and learn to problem-solve through self-assessment and reflection.
Extra Help Sessions
Extra help is available in the band room on Tuesday or Wednesday after school, as well as by appointment.
Concert Dress is white on top, black on the bottom.
PRACTICE ON A REGULAR BASIS
KEEP AN OPEN MUSICAL MIND
We will be exploring music of all kinds together through performing, listening and creating. Don’t judge too quickly!
- All students are expected to perform daily maintenance on their instruments.
- All students renting a school instrument must provide a lock for their locker.
- It is recommended that students who own or rent their own instrument also get a lock.
- NYSSMA Evaluations – Each year the New York State School Music Association (NYSSMA) holds instrumental and vocal music evaluations for students in grades 4-12.