Firebird Band - Grades 6-8

Firebird Band is designed for middle school students who have 0-1 years of experience on their instruments, or are learning a new instrument. Firebird Band rehearses every day for the full school year.   

In this course of study, students will master basic note reading, and proper performance techniques on their instruments.  Students will be expected to practice individually, outside of the school day (homework) as well as complete some written assignments.  The course will use Essential Elements, vol. I

Students showing determined effort and consistent progress toward mastery of their instruments will be invited to continue in Concert Band.

Students are expected to commit to consistent, individual practice of at least 120 Minutes per week.