ABOUT THE CLASS: Joining a band has never been so fun and easy! Students will experience the joy and learn the discipline of playing music and performing with others in these dynamic wind instrument ensembles made up of flute, clarinet, and saxophone players. Students will be grouped into small ensembles based on skill level so that every student can work on pieces that challenge them to grow as musicians. All groups will build on individual skills such as reading notes and rhythms, scales, and breath control while learning how their instrument fits into the harmonic structure of an ensemble. AGES/LEVELS: Grades 4th-8th. Students will be grouped by age & skill level. Beg. to adv. are welcome INSTRUMENT: Students can select from Clarinet, Flute or Saxophone DAY/TIME: 45 minutes once per week on Tues. Wed, or Thurs starting between 7 & 7:30am. Students will be able to select which days that work best during this registration process. CLASS SIZE: Minimum 5, Maximum 14 MATERIALS: *Please DO NOT purchase materials/instrument until you are notified of enrollment. Parents will be instructed to buy materials once classes have begun. www.sheetmusic.com is a good resource. Material cost will range from $15-$25 per year. GETTING AN INSTRUMENT: *Please DO NOT purchase until you are notified of enrollment. Students are responsible for renting or buying their own instrument for the classes. Call Musika at 877-687-4524 if you need help. POLICIES: 1. This a semester long program. Lessons will auto-renew for the next semester. The student must inform Musika before the next semester begins if they wish to discontinue lessons. Once the new semester has begun their will be no refunds. 2. There are no refunds for students who miss a class. 3. Classes missed due to teacher absence or weather related school closing will be refunded at the end of the semester. ENROLLMENT REQUIREMENT: If fewer than 5 students enroll, the class will be cancelled and a full refund will be issued.