Most parents want their children to do
well in school, to make friends and to enjoy the richness of
life. This is where band come in. While much of education is
impressionistic, music is expressionistic. It is
not a mere repetition of suggested data, but rather a chance to
create, express and contribute to the overall final performance.
It allows the musician to bring something to the art form.
Band is a place for everyone.
Rarely is a person serving as an alternate or substitute.
Everyone in the band plays a starting role. The
performer understands that they matter. They have value and have creative potential.
A unique form of communication, band allows
our students to experience creativity as an inventive thinking
style. Band showcases artistic intelligence and self-expression
while transmitting our cultural heritage onto succeeding
Band is preparation
for life. Through the discipline of music, we are developing a
consistent understanding between the intellectual (cognitive)
and emotional (affective) thought processes. Band allows the
person to create formulas that are directly transferable to
other facets of life.