Riverdale Warrior Band. So you might be interested in Band…. Concert Band Symphonic Band Wind Ensemble Percussion Ensembles Guard Early Morning Jazz Private Lessons.
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So you might be interested in Band…
Early Morning Jazz
A Columbia University study revealed that students in the arts are found to be more cooperative with teachers and peers, more self-confident and better able to express their ideas. These benefits exist across socioeconomic levels.
The Arts Education Partnership, 1999Opportunities - Class
… music participants received more academic honors and awards than non-music students… percentage of music participants receiving As, As/Bs, and Bs was higher than the percentage of non-participants receiving those grades.
Source: National Educational Longitudinal Study of 1988 First Follow-Up (1990), U.S. Department of Education.PATH TO COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIPS!!!
Dr. Anne Thurmond
Euphonium, low brass,
Bassoon, Saxophone, Woodwinds
Anna Laura Williams
Flute and woodwinds
Scott Kinney – Band Camp
Ken Ozimek – Local Instructor
National Educational Longitudinal Study of 1988
“High school music students score higher on SATs in both verbal and math than their peers. In 2001, SAT takers with coursework/experience in music performance scored 57 points higher on the verbal portion of the test and 41 points higher on the math portion than students with no coursework/experience in the arts.”Source: Profile of SAT and Achievement Test Takers, The College Board, compiled by Music Educators National Conference, 2001
English – 4 credits
Math – 4 credits
Algebra I, II, Geometry, plus 1 higher level math
Science – 3 credits
Social Studies – 3.5 credits (.5 Personal Finance)
Foreign Lang. – 2 credits (same language)
Fine Arts – 1 credit (i.e., Band)
Health/PE/Wellness – 1.5 credits (.5 successful Pass/Fail completion of marching Band)
Focused Electives (at least 3 in Focused Area of concentration)Grad. Requirements and Band continued…
“Middle school and high school students who participated in instrumental music performances scored significantly higher than their non-band peers in standardized tests.”
Expect to make many, many friends!
Expect band members excited to see YOU!
Expect willing & patient instruction
Expect that’s it okay to be wrong
Expect a nice tan
Yes, F-U-N!!!What Can I Expect at Band Camp?
Booster activities provide an excellent opportunity to watch and interact with your child in a positive manner
Boosters meet monthly - There are several opportunities for involvement, depending on your individual schedule and comfort level….You might even have more fun than your child…“Look Ma, no hands…”
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