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 INFORMATIONAL PARENT MEETING**
Key Take-Aways from Parent Meeting (Google Doc)
TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 21ST, 7PM FALLEN TIMBERS CAFETERIA
THIS MEETING WILL ALSO BE LIVE STREAMED AND RECORDED FOR PARENTS WHO ARE UNABLE TO ATTEND IN PERSON!
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 Sept. 6th: Presentations to 5th graders about band during school
Week of Sept. 21st: Parent meeting at Fallen Timbers (will also be live streamed and recorded)
Weeks of Sept. 20th and 27th: Time for students and parents to acquire an instrument
Week of Oct 4th: First band meetings at school and start of rehearsals with instruments.
Can I try the instruments before I sign-up?
Finding an instrument or materials for band
How do I obtain a NEW instrument?
Flute: Swab, Cleaning Rod
Clarinet/Sax: Reeds and Swab
Trumpet/Trombone/Euphonium: Slide or Valve Oil, Tuning Slide Cream
Bells/Percussion: Bell Mallets to start. Snare drum sticks will be needed later in the year.
How band at school will work