COMMUNITY BAND

*Currently not available

Introduction to Band

(Monday 5:45-6:15 pm)

This ensemble is for students who are NEW BEGINNERS (ages 8 through adult) and are interested in learning how to play the Flute, Clarinet, Alto Saxophone, Trumpet, French Horn, Trombone, Baritone, and Bells/Xylophone, and Drums. We will begin as a group to learn how to hold the instrument, play the instrument, read music and perform as an ensemble.  

*One Parent/Guardian/Caretaker is free with one participating child.

---Ed Sueta Book 1 is required as well as instrument, music stand, valve oil, and reeds.

(This class is perfect for all students who just started their instrument at school in September)

 

Angels Band (Level 1) Age 8- adult  *

(TBA)

This ensemble is for students who can read notes, understand basic techniques, play one octave scales, and had completed at least one year of experience on the Flute, Clarinet, Alto Saxophone, Trumpet, French Horn, Trombone, Baritone, and Bells/Xylophone, and Drums.

*One Parent/Guardian/Caretaker is free with one participating child. 

---Ed Sueta Book 1 & 2 are required as well as instrument, music stand, valve oil, and reeds

Concert Band (Level 2) Age 8- adult

(TBA)

This ensemble is for students who can read notes, understand basic techniques, play one octave scales, and had completed at least two years of experience (completed Ed Sueta Book 2) on the Flute, Clarinet, Alto Saxophone, Trumpet, French Horn, Trombone, Baritone, and Bells/Xylophone, and Drums.

*One Parent/Guardian/Caretaker is free with one participating child. 

---Ed Sueta Book 1 & 2 are required as well as instrument, music stand, valve oil, and reeds

Sinfonia Band (Level 3) Age 8- adult * (Coming soon)

This intermediate-advanced ensemble is for students who can demonstrate vibrato, perform two to three octave scales, understand advanced techniques, and had completed at least three years of experience on the flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, saxophone, trumpet, trombone, baritone, bells/percussion

AUDITION REQUIRED. New students- please sign up for Concert Band and attend the first rehearsal as your audition.  Former students who participated in Sinfonia may sign up. One Parent/Guardian/Caretaker is free with one participating child. 

 

Wind Ensemble (Level 4) Age 8- adult (Coming soon)

This prestigious ensemble is by invitation of the Instructor only.

IMPORTANT:

For all ensembles: Instructor may place student in a class that is more suitable after hearing the student.

 

Attendance: Class attendance is imperative for a successful final concert. However, conflicts are sometimes unavoidable, so each student is allowed ONE excused absence for each session in Fall, Winter and Spring.  Missing more than one rehearsal may prevent you from participating in the concert.

 

*Please bring your book and/or music, instrument, valve oil, reeds, and a folding music stand to class.

*Rehearsals are held at Fanwood Presbyterian Church, 74 S Martine Ave, Fanwood, NJ 07023.  Go up the back ramp located on Macdermott Pl.

 

 

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