High School Band

Course Description:

This class will focus on the development of musical skills which include -- proper posture, instrument technique, reading music notation, tone, balance, and expression.


Grades for this class will be based on the following criteria:

  1. Preparation
  2. Effort
  3. Progress
  4. Rehearsal Skills
  5. Instrument Technique

Required Materials:

  1. Instrument
  2. Supplies (extra reeds, valve oil, cork grease, slide oil, etc.)
  3. Music Folder
  4. Pencil

Band Room Rules:

  1. Arrive to class on time.
  2. Upon arrival prepare instrument and begin to warmup
  3. No gum, food, or drinks in the band room (water bottles are permitted)
  4. Be prepared with your instrument, music, and pencil every day
  5. Respect the people, equipment, and furnishings of the band room
  6. Observe all rules in the HSB student handbook