We are having a great year of music making! Both JH and elementary bands are preparing for concerts in May. The 5th grade band will perform on May 4, while 6-8 will perform on May 10.
March 12 is our Annual Pancake Breakfast to benefit Music Boosters. Hope you can join us for a great breakfast!
Austin Honor Band: 12 SMS students spent the day making music with musicians from southeastern Minnesota.
Back row: Madi, Lucy, Grace, Zachary, Scotty, John
Front row: Chris, Tate, Zach, Reegan, Samantha, Kalina
Fifth Grade Band
The fifth grade band meets each Tuesday for a 45 minute band rehearsal. In addition, students come in small groups for a 20 minute lesson each week. Students should practice for 100 minutes outside of school to help them improve.
Sixth Grade Band
The sixth grade band meets on Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday each week from 2:02-2:40. Students also have a 15 minute lesson in pairs each week. Students are assigned to practice 120 minutes each week as they continue to imporve on their instruments.
Seventh/Eighth Grade Band
The seventh/eighth grade band meets each day for about 40 minutes. Students also have a 15 minute lesson in pairs each week. Students are assigned to practice 140 minutes to work out of their lesson books and on band music.
Best in Site Winners! Alto/Flute duet by Lincoln and Verity. Flute/Trombone duet by Verity and Zachary. Congratulations!