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4th-5th Band Schedule

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4th and 5th grade Band

PRUSD 4th and 5th Grade Band

Important Information and Dates
(Updated August 24, 2016)


Band Assemblies:

Cottage Hill        August 22            8:20am - 8:50am

Alta Sierra         August 23             8:05am - 8:30am


Band Information Night

4th & 5th Grade Parents         August 24              6:30pm             Magnolia Gym

 


4th & 5th Grade Instrument Fittings (by appointment)

 

Monday             August 29 2:30pm - 4:30pm               Magnolia Music Room

Tuesday            August 30 2:30pm - 4:30pm               Alta Sierra MPR

Wednesday       August 31 2:30pm - 4:30pm               Magnolia Music Room

Thursday           September 1 2:30pm - 4:30pm          Alta Sierra MPR

Friday                September 2 2:00pm - 4:00pm          Magnolia Music Room


Band Schedule


The band program will take place on the Magnolia campus this year for both Cottage Hill and Alta Sierra students.  Free transportation will be provided to and from class (Alta Sierra students will be picked up at Alta Sierra and transported to Magnolia).   Both Cottage Hill and Alta Sierra students will be free to use the buses that leave from Magnolia at 3:15pm.   


Classes will run as follows:                           Monday - Thursday 2:25pm - 3:15pm   


There will be no band on minimum days.


 

Introductory Period (September 6 - November 3)

This period of time is designed to provide beginning band students the most possible time with Mr. Richardson.   To achieve that, band class will begin by dividing the students into homogeneous instrument groups (Flutes, Clarinets, Trumpets, Trombones).   The schedule is as follows:

 

Flutes               September 6*, 12, 20*, 26; October 10, 24, 31  (Mondays except for * days)

Clarinets          September 6, 13, 20, 27; October 11, 25; November 1 (Tuesdays)

Trumpets         September 7, 14, 21, 28; October 12, 26; November 2 (Wednesdays)

Trombones      September 8, 15, 22, 29; October 13, 27; November 3 (Thursdays)

 

This schedule will continue through November 3, 2016.  Please note that there will be no band during non-school days as well as the minimum days on 10/3-10/7.

 

Families Period (November 7 - November 22)

This period of time is designed to start the process of integrating the band.  To achieve that, band class will begin to be two days a week according to instrument families (Woodwinds & Brass).  The schedule for this period is as follows:

 

Mondays & Wednesdays           Woodwinds

Tuesdays & Thursdays              Brass

 

This schedule will continue through November 22, 2016.  Please note that there will be no band during non-school days as well as the minimum day on 11/23.  



Families + Full Band (November 28 - June 1)

 

This period of time is designed to provide both practice within instrument families as well as cohesion as a full band.  During this period, band students will receive 3 days of band per week.  The schedule is as follows:

 

Mondays                    Woodwinds

Tuesdays                   Full Band (ALL STUDENTS)

Wednesdays             Brass

Thursdays                 Full Band (ALL STUDENTS)

 

This schedule will continue through Mid-May, 2016.  Please note that there will be no band during non-school days or on snow days if they are implemented (April 17 and May 30).  

 

Band will conclude for the 2016-2017 on Thursday, June 1.  



Lead Up to Spring Concert (2 week period)

 

Leading up to the spring concert, it will be necessary for the band students to get additional practice in preparation for the big event.  To achieve that, band students will be practicing four days a week during this period.   The schedule is as follows:

 

Monday - Thursday Full Band (ALL STUDENTS)

 

As the dates for Spring Concert have not been set, we cannot give the exact dates at this time.


If you have any questions regarding band, please email Mr. Richardson (prichardson@prsd.us) or Mr. Motarjeme (gmotarjeme@prsd.us) at anytime.