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Band Program

6th Grade Band

In 6th grade band cadets will learn the basic skills of performing on an instrument. We will use the Essential Elements book. The first month will be spent learning music theory concepts and how to read notated music manuscript while we wait on everyone to get their instrument rental complete from Muncie Music Center. The first half of the school year will be spent learning songs and melodies which comprise the first 5 notes of the Bb Major Scale. The second half of the year will be spent utilizing an entire full octave scale and learning songs and melodies which utilize said scale.

7th and 8th Grade Band

In 7th and 8th grade band cadets will learn the basic skills of performing on an instrument. 7th and 8th grade band members are required with graded attendance to attend after school band rehearsal on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:45-5:00pm. 7th and 8th grade band members will also have graded performances for home football game performances, home basketball game performances, and all concerts which typically include but are not limited to a Christmas Concert and a Spring Concert. 7th and 8th grade band members will play a variety of grade appropriate literature and fundamentals.

APA Concert Band

The APA Concert band is an ISSMA State Rated Gold Ensemble! In concert band cadets will learn advanced concepts of performing on an instrument. Concert band members are required with graded attendance to attend after school band rehearsal on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:45-5:00pm. Concert band members will also have graded performances for home football game performances, home basketball game performances, and all concerts which typically include but are not limited to a Christmas Concert and a Spring Concert. Concert band members will play a variety of grade appropriate literature and fundamentals.

APA Jazz Ensemble

The APA Jazz Ensemble is top rated competitive Jazz Ensemble. In jazz band cadets will learn advanced concepts of performing jazz literature on an instrument. Jazz band members are required with graded attendance to attend after school band rehearsal on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:45-5:00pm. Jazz band members will also have graded performances for home football game performances, home basketball game performances, and all concerts which typically include but are not limited to a Christmas Concert, multiple jazz festivals, the APA Fine Arts Gala, and a Spring Concert. Jazz band members will play a variety of grade appropriate literature and fundamentals.

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101 W. 29th Street
Anderson, IN 46016
Phone: (765) 649-8472
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