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BCW Elementary Ensemble
An ensemble of 4th and 5th musicians who have had at least one year of previous musical instruction. Rehearsals are once a week (Wednesday, 7:20am-8:10am / Buker School.) Students can take the transfer buses to their schools. The Elementary Ensemble Director is Michael Ferreira. The ensemble has two evening performances during the school year, and a holiday tour of elementary schools.
First year students have the option of joining the ensemble in January, if supported by the instructor.
Beginner Level: Flute, Trumpet, Trombone, Saxophone, Clarinet, Percussion
Small group instruction for fourth and fifth grade students with no previous instrumental experience taught after school for 45 minutes, once a week. Group lessons are offered in (two) twelve class sessions. Classes are held at the Buker School. The transfer bus can be used for lessons held immediately after school. In the event there is not enough interest in an instrument, a private lesson will be the option.
Private lessons for the serious student, offered to either fourth or fifth graders. Lessons are arranged directly with the instructor.
Group lessons are held in two twelve week sessions. Cost per session is $168, payable to the instructor on the first day of each session.
Elementary Ensemble has an extracurricular fee of $150. Students joining the Ensemble mid-year have a fee of $75.
The instruction book, Essential Elements 2000, is required for both lessons and ensemble. This book is available at Music and Arts, and Amazon.com.
The instrument rental is also required. Music and Arts.com and The Musary are options.
Instrument Rental Options
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