Elementary Band

Band Class

Band is a curricular class which begins in grade 5 and continues through grade 12. The 5th grade band class utilizes woodwind, brass and percussion instruments to continue students’ elementary music education.

Elementary students who enroll in band class will learn:

  • The fundamentals of their instrument
  • How to perform as an individual and as part of an ensemble
  • How to improve their music reading abilities

Students will also be challenged to improve their skills and knowledge in:

  • Listening
  • Collaboration
  • Creativity
  • Music Diversity

The band schedule and expectations include:

  • Small group lessons once a week
  • Large group classes three times every two weeks
  • Up to three co-curricular concerts throughout the school year
  • At-home practicing is essential to student learning

Contact Us

Clear Springs: David Davis, david.davis@minntonkaschools.org
Scenic Heights: Mary Beth Huttlin, marybeth.huttlin@minnetonkaschools.org
Excelsior & Groveland: Wade Lutterbein, wade.lutterbein@minnetonkaschools.org
Deephaven & Minnewashta: Cheryl Pikal, cheryl.pikal@minnetonkaschools.org

Band students playing instruments.

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Listen to the Band Instruments