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Be Part of the Band at Your Middle School!


Middle School Band Students

March 23, 2021


We encourage rising sixth-grade students for the 2021-22 school year to consider joining your middle school band.


Benefits of Being in Band

  • Make new friends and become part of a community.
  • Learn to read music and play an instrument.
  • Many national studies have proven that instrumental music helps increase students’ math and reading scores.
  • Playing in a band helps develop life skills like teamwork, self-discipline, and responsibility.
  • A great opportunity for social-emotional learning.
  • Be creative and express yourself.
  • Have lots of FUN!


Frequently Asked Questions


Q: Do I have to know anything about music to be part of the band?

A: No musical knowledge or training is is necessary.

Q: When can I be part of the band?

A: Most schools only offer Beginning Band in sixth grade - now is the best time to be part of the Band. Make Band your 1st elective choice for your 2021-22 sixth-grade class schedule.

Q: How do I get an instrument?

A: Your band director will help you choose your instrument and will help you get all the materials you need.

Q: Can I participate in sports, too?

A: Absolutely! Band students participate in athletics and other  extracurricular activities.


For More Information

Contact your assigned middle school for 2021-22 and ask for your school's band director.