5th Grade Band Info
The bands at Anthony Wayne have a long tradition of helping students learn about music in a fun and interactive environment. This page is designed to share some basic info about band and the instruments that you can choose to start playing in 5th grade.
5th Grade Band is a class at Fallen Timbers Middle School that meets during the students' "Flex-Time." Students who play in band don't miss any new instruction from their "regular" classwork.
Students who join band will learn new skills, make new friends, and begin a lifelong journey of EXPERIENCING music first hand.
5th Grade Band Parent Meeting: Wednesday, September 20th at 6:30pm in the Fallen Timbers Cafeteria
Why Join Band?
Learn About the Different Band Instruments
FAQs about 5th grade band at Fallen Timbers Middle School
Signing up for Band
Here is the timeline for the start of 5th grade band this year:
Week of August 21st: Presentation to 5th graders about band during school
Week of September 4th, and September 11th: Instrument Fittings at school during Flex-Time
September 20th at 6:30pm: After school parent meeting about joining band and obtaining an instrument.
September 26th: Please have students registered for band by this date.
Oct 4th: First band meeting with instruments for Woodwinds
Oct. 5th: First band meeting with instruments fro Brass and Percussion
Finding an instrument or materials for band
How do I obtain a NEW instrument?
In addition, instruments have their own unique needs…
The school does have bell sets that percussion students can take home and use for practicing. A one time, $40 instrument fee will be collected for those students who choose to use a school owned bell set at home.
How band at school will work