5th Grade Band News

May 2-6, 2016

Last chance to donate to support the NL Band Boosters!

One Day to Go!

Did you donate yet! Don't forget that Mrs. Clark is working hard to prepare for the Frankfort Half Marathon in support of the New Lenox Band Boosters! We would love for you to make a donation to our great program, so we can continue to provide quality music education experiences for our awesome band members! Please consider donating online at:


Thank you for your support of the New Lenox Band Program!

5th Grade Band Weekly Schedule

Monday, May 2 - Sectionals at Oakview today due to 4th grade instrument tryouts

7am - 5th Grade Band

8:55 - flute, clarinet and percussion

9:25 - saxophone and french horn

9:55 - trumpet

10:25 - trombone and tuba

Tuesday, May 3

Wednesday, May 4

No sectionals at Oakview - moved to Monday

Thursday, May 5

7am - 5th Grade Band

Friday, May 6 - 5th Grade Band Sectionals at Ridge - special schedule due to half day

8:30 - flute and clarinet

9:00 - saxophone and trumpet

9:30 - trombone and tuba

10:00 - percussion

What to practice for 5th grade band?

Guaranteed to be an awesome spring concert! Hope to see lots of audience members supporting our great musicians!

Upcoming Events:

Saturday, April 30 - Mrs. Clark runs the Frankfort Half Marathon to raise money for the NL Band Boosters - have you donated yet?

Monday, May 2 - Oakview 4th Grade Instrument Tryouts - Parent Volunteers needed - please email Mrs. Clark (1 volunteer needed in morning and 1 needed in afternoon)

Wednesday, May 4 - Ridge 4th Grade Instrument Tryouts - Volunteer spots are filled!

Monday, May 9 - 4th Grade Band Sign Up Night - 5-8pm at Liberty - Spread the word that band is THE PLACE TO BE!!!!!

Tuesday, May 17 - Spring Band Concert - 7pm at Liberty - details coming soon!

Parent Volunteers needed - please email Mrs. Clark

Enjoy this great video about music and the brain!

How playing an instrument benefits your brain - Anita Collins