Welcome to 4th and 5th Grade Band!

  

4th Grade Band!

Elementary Band Lessons begin on 9/14/2017

 

UNE Full Band Rehearsals: Thursdays on the stage 

 

Liberty Full Band Rehearsals: Tuesdays on the stage

 

VCE Full Band Rehearsals: Wednesdays on the stage 

 

**You will need your instrument, lesson book, and music folder for Full Band rehearsals and lessons.**

 

5th Grade Band!

Elementary Band Lessons begin 9/14/2017 

 

UNE Full Band Rehearsals: Thursdays on the stage 

 

Liberty Full Band Rehearsals: Tuesdays on the stage 

 

VCE Full Band Rehearsals: Wednesdays on the stage 

 

**You will need your instrument, lesson book, and music folder for Full Band rehearsals and lesson days. 

Nyack Summer Music Camp 2018 Registration is now OPEN!

Instrument Rental Information

  • City Music Center: www.citymusiccenter.com 1-800-526-4593 
  • Rockland Music, located in the Kohls Shopping Center on Route 59 East in Nanuet: 845-624-5470
  • Peter Bannon, another local instrument rental supplier: 845-358-8227

What does my child need?

1) An instrument! Instrument rentals are available from:

  • City Music Center online at: www.nemc.com  1-800-526-4593 (City Music delivers instruments to the school) 
  • Rockland Music, located in the Kohls Shopping Plaza on Route 59 East in Nanuet, NY: 845-624-5470
  • Peter Bannon, located in Nyack, NY 845-358-8227

2) A lesson book: Our lesson book is Essential Elements For Band, Book 1. Lesson books exist for every band instrument, so be sure to get the book that matches your child’s instrument.

3) Clarinet and Saxophone players will need:

  • Rico Reeds, Strength #2 for 4th Graders, Strength # 2 1/2 for 5th Graders. A box of 10 reeds should last students the whole school year. 
  • Cork grease
  • Instrument swab
  • Saxophone players should also look into a padded neckstrap to ease the weight of holding the instrument

4) Trumpet and Euphonium/Baritone players will need valve oil.

5) Trombone players will need slide oil. 

6) Percussion players will need: drum sticks and a practice pad.

7) It is recommended that all music students have a music stand for home practice.