John Adams

Middle School

6th Grade Bands
Welcome to 6th Grade Band!

September studies:
*How to assemble, care for, and handle the instrument properly.
*How to identify the supplies needed for the instrument to work properly.
*How to develop a healthy practice routine at home.
*How to use performance posture and correct hand position while playing.
*How to buzz a note, siren, and match a pitch on the mouthpiece (brass).
*How to buzz a short melody on the mouthpiece (brass).
*How to play F# (clarinet), G# (saxophone), and A (flute) on the mouthpiece/headjoint.
*How to produce a steady, characteristic sound on the instrument, free of tension.

6th grade band handbook, 2017-2018.pdf

Click here for necessary band supplies

Click here for instrument rental information

Click here for instrument model types
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