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Is your child entering grade 4 or 5 next year? Sign up for the MB Band or Orchestra now!

Online Link to Registration Form

https://forms.gle/s8ExaZHPzXvYPiby6

 

Dear Parent/Guardian:

 

In the upcoming 19-20 school year, entering grade 4 or grade 5 students will have the opportunity to play a musical instrument and participate in either the orchestra or band programs.  This letter will explain the important details of the instrumental music program here at Milford Brook School.

 

Instrumental music lessons are offered to all fourth and fifth grade students. Parents/Guardians will need to obtain an instrument and lesson book for their child.

 

What does the program entail? If you elect to have your child participate in the instrumental music program, your child will receive a 30-minute small group lesson once per week during the school day.  Second year level students will also meet almost every week BEFORE school from 8:30 AM until 9:15 AM for a large group rehearsal (Schedules will be determined in September after final enrollment.  Schedules will be distributed to students and their teachers toward the end of September).  Before school rehearsals for second year orchestra students will be on Thursdays.  Before school rehearsals for band will be on Fridays.  Transportation to before-school rehearsals is the parent/guardian's responsibility.

 

Lessons are offered on the following instruments:

Violin, Viola, Cello, String Bass, Flute, Clarinet, Alto Saxophone, Trumpet, Trombone, Percussion

 

If needed, instrumental rentals can be arranged through our recommended vendors.  More information about these vendors is available on the band and orchestra websites which are provided on the Milford Brook School website under the “Shortcut” tab.  A limited supply of "loaner" instruments owned by the school will continue to be made available on a "first come, first serve" basis to students who receive the accommodation of free/reduced lunch, although not all students can be guaranteed a "loaner" instrument nor can they necessarily  be given the instrument of their choice.

 

PLEASE FILL OUT THE GOOGLE FORM AT THE LINK BELOW AND SUBMIT ONLINE NO LATER THAN SEPTEMBER 1ST TO OFFICIALLY SIGN UP FOR ORCHESTRA OR BAND!  SIGN UP NOW AND BE READY TO GO FOR THE START OF A NEW FANTASTIC SCHOOL YEAR!

 

Online Link to Registration Form

https://forms.gle/s8ExaZHPzXvYPiby6

 

 

Musically yours,

Mr. John Rusin, Band Director

jrusin@mersnj.us                                                                        

Mr. Marco Lucchi, Orchestra Director

marcolucchi@mersnj.us