The Overland Elementary School
Instrumental Music Program is open to all students
in grades one through five.
The program is directed by Larry Newman and classes are taught by the outstanding faculty of Children’s
Instruction is available on recorder, flute, clarinet, alto sax,
trumpet, baritone horn, trombone, violin and cello.
First graders may only choose the violin or recorder. (What
is a recorder?) Second graders
may choose any instrument except alto sax, trombone or baritone
Third, fourth and fifth graders may choose any instrument except
for the recorder.
No musical experience is required to enroll in a beginning class.
Students with some prior experience will be placed in an intermediate
or advanced level ensemble depending on ability.
A program orientation assembly will be presented on Thursday, September 13, 2012 at 10:45 and 11:15 AM in the school auditorium. Students will
be introduced to the instruments of the orchestra through live
Music classes run from October 2, 2012 through
our concert on Tuesday, April 30, 2013 at 6:30 PM.
Thirty to forty minute classes are offered each Tuesday after school
(early dismissal day) beginning on October 2, 2012.
Classes are taught between the hours of 1:45 and 3:45 PM. The exact time of your lesson will be announced after enrollment
is complete. Please keep that time block open when registering for the program.
A one-time fee of $465 is requested to cover the instructional costs
of this year’s instrumental music program. In addition, a $20 music/supply fee covers all music, books, and basic supplies which your
child is given.
The only other expense will be the lease, rental or purchase of the
instrument. Recorders are provided free of charge.
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Applicants are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. This
is a year long program. Instruction runs through April 2013.
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