Band

 

OLW Band Program

“Better because we want to be”

Improving our skills and sharing out talents

Instrumental Music/Band   Mr. Rich Pancratz, Director

 

3rd Grade Recorder Class

3rd graders will have instruction in playing the recorder as a pre-band course.

Some of the skills covered are: Team building, music notation and note reading , music vocabulary,
music history, composers and performance.

Recorder class meets once a week for 40 minutes.

Performance opportunities include the Fall and Spring Instrument Concerts

 

Beginning Band

Beginning Band is offered for any grade 4th -8th grade. This group is for students with no prior experience on a Band instrument.

Beginning Band meets on Monday mornings at 7:15am in the school gym. Students receive one 40 minute group lesson per week during the school day on Mondays.

Performance opportunities include the Fall and Spring Instrumental Concerts , the Christmas program
and the Memorial Day Parade

 

Wind Ensemble

The Wind Ensemble is for students with at least one year of experience on a band instrument.

Wind Ensemble meets on Friday mornings at 7:15am in the school gym. Students receive one 40 minute group lesson per week during the school day on Mondays.

Performance opportunities include the Fall and Spring Instrumental Concerts , the Christmas program
and the Memorial Day Parade.