Riverdale Warrior Band. So you might be interested in Band…. Concert Band Symphonic Band Wind Ensemble Percussion Ensembles Guard Early Morning Jazz Private Lessons.
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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