Beginning Band

Course Description

This class offers the band experience at the beginning level.  The instruments taught are flute, clarinet, saxophone, trumpet, trombone, tuba and percussion.  No experience is necessary – only the will and desire to play an instrument.  Musical topics are introduced such as reading, music notation, analyzing and evaluating music, as well as composing and improvising simple melodies.  The students present a Winter and Spring Concert.  

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Worksheets and Handouts

Songs on the First Three Notes, Woodwinds

Songs on the First Three Notes, Brass and Percussion

Listening and Instrument Examples

Flute

Clarinet

Saxophone

Trumpet

Trombone

Tuba

Vibraphone

Drum Set