Smart Music

Early Band Begins - THE LANE

Enrollment will happen at small group lessons from Tuesday, Sept 29

I have reserved laptops and together we will use your student's log in information to create accounts and enroll them in my class. I'll instruct them on how to download their band book and how the program works. Once the account is set up at school, all you have to do is go to www.smartmusic.com and click the download button. Once it's downloaded, the students can log in and start using the program. If you have an i-Pad, there is also a free Smart music app they can get from the App Store. The app is already installed on their school i-Pads which will be coming home in October.

If you have an older child that already has the software

With the user name & password from the older student, we will just add your beginner band student's instrument to your current account and enroll them in my class.

Early Band starts Tuesday, September 29th

We begin at 7:45 am in the MPR. These rehearsals will continue now through May each week. Great to get to see the band members twice in one day now.

Interesting Article

Because we teach in such a great district, parents often ask how they can set their children up for success in band. Here's a quick read . . .


http://www.nafme.org/3-things-parents-must-tell-their-children-when-they-begin-a-musical-instrument/

Chaperones for University of Illinois Marching Band Trip, Sunday, Nov. 15th

I had a parent ask a great question about chaperoning because I know the classroom teachers may handle this differently. Just FYI, we take all parents that would like to join us on this trip, the more the merrier! Still plenty of time to decide, forms aren't due until November 6th.
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