Chaparral Elementary Instrumental Music

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Band Classes

Beginning Band

Beginning Band is available to all 4th, 5th & 6th Grade students in the Chaparral feeder area.   In this class, students will learn how to assemble, care for, and begin to play an instrument.  No previous instruction is required.  In band, students can learn to play woodwinds (flutes, oboes, clarinets, saxophones, bassoons) brass (trumpets, french horns, trombones, euphoniums/baritones, tubas) or percussion (snare drums, bells, and auxiliary percussion). 

Intermediate Band

Intermediate Band is available to all 4th, 5th & 6th Grade students in the Chaparral feeder area.   In this class, students will build on their fundamental skills and learn to play more complex music in a variety of styles.  Previous experience, such as a completed year of Beginning Band, is required.


Class Options

Classes are offered for each school, but students are welcome to attend any option that best fits their schedules. 

Option 1:  Cherokee Trail Band classes at Cherokee Trail

Beginning Band: Mondays & every other Friday, 7:30 - 8:30 a.m.

Intermediate Band: Wednesdays & every other Friday, 7:30 - 8:30 a.m.

        Instructor: Mr. Stahl

Classes begin Aug. 31 in the Cafeteria. 

        Fri, Aug. 31 will be Beginners only.  The next Friday, for both groups, is Sept. 14. 


Option 2: Mammoth Heights Band classes at Mammoth Heights

Beginning Band: Thursdays & every other Monday, 3:35 - 4:35 p.m.

Intermediate Band: Wednesdays & every other Monday, 3:35 - 4:35 p.m.

        Instructor: Mr. Hamaker

Classes begin Sept. 5 in the Mobile.  The first Monday, for both groups, is Sept. 10.


Option 3: North Star Band classes at North Star Academy

Beginning Band: Tuesdays, 7:10 - 8:10 a.m.

Intermediate Band: Thursdays, 7:10 - 8:10 a.m.

Instructor: Mr. Simpson

Classes begin August 30 in the Cafeteria.

**Please note this class is open to anyone through the 8th grade.


Option 4: Pine Grove Band classes at Pine Grove

        Beginning Band: Tuesdays and every other Friday, 3:20 - 4:20 p.m.

        Intermediate Band Thursdays and every other Friday, 3:20 - 4:20 p.m.

Instructor: Mr. Stahl

Classes Sept. Aug. 30 (Intermediates) or Sept. 3 (Beginners) in the Gym.

        The first Friday, for both groups, is Sept. 7.


Option 5: Pine Lane Band classes at Pine Lane

Beginning Band: Mondays & every other Friday, 8:00 - 9:00 a.m. 

Intermediate Band: Wednesdays & every other Friday, 8:00 - 9:00 a.m.

Instructor: Ms. Gilchrist

Classes begin Aug. 31 in the Band Room with Beginners only.

        Friday, Aug. 31 will be Beginners.  Friday, Sept. 7 will be Intermediates only.

 

Option 6: Prairie Crossing Band classes at Prairie Crossing

Beginning Band: Tuesdays & every other Friday, 7:30 - 8:30 a.m.

Intermediate Band: Thursdays & every other Friday, 7:30 - 8:30 a.m.

Instructor: Mr. Stahl

Classes will begin Aug. 30 in the Library.  The first Friday, for both groups, is Sept. 7.

 

 


**Different schedule through October 4th:**Beginning Band: Mondays (woodwinds only) & Wednesdays (brass & percussion only), Fridays (ALL beginners)**