6th GRADE BAND PROGRAM
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The goals of the Stow Munroe Falls Lakeview Intermediate 6th Grade Instrumental Music Program is to allow each student to:
The Stow-Munroe Falls Band
Program is pleased to enrich our curriculum
with instruction in instrumental music.
During this year you will see and hear a vast
improvement. This is year is an
important set in moving to Kimpton and
eventually participation in the SMF High
School Band. This year also presents
students with the oportunity to try "color"
instruments: oboe, bassoon, baritone, and tuba
at no additional cost to the students as these
instruments are school provided.
All instrumental students will
again receive small group lessons one day a
week for 30 minutes. Lessons will take
place during the student's leap time.
With this innovative program, student will not
miss any classwork. Full band will begin
almost immediately this year. These
large group rehearsal will be before school on
Tuesday or Thursday mornings from 7:30 -
8:10 a.m. This full band experience is
in addition to the student's weekly lesson.
A studentís success on a musical instrument is dependent upon not only positive participation in group instruction but on daily individual practice. Seoncd year students should practice 20-30 minutes daily to reinforce the good habits introduced in class. Students will maintain a weekly practice record that will be monitored closely by his/her instructor.
All Band students will need the following:
All brass students (cornet, French horn, trombone, baritone, and tuba) will need the following:
All percussion students will need the following:
percussionists will continue to learn bells
in combination with other percussion