Band & Orchestra Registration

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Welcome to the District 64 Band & Orchestra Program!

How To Join the Band or Orchestra

For complete instructions and background information, please consult these materials for 2020-21. (opens in new window)

If your child already knows what instrument they would like to play, you can sign up for Band and Orchestra when you register your child for the 2020-2021 school year.

The Instrumental Music Staff will be visiting your 4th and 5th grade students' general music class in the fall, the week of September 7-11, to give a presentation and demonstrate the different instruments.

Students and their families are highly encouraged to attend one of our New Student nights to try the instruments and set up a rental:

Thursday, September 10 at Emerson Middle School between 4:00-6:30pm

Tuesday, September 15 at Lincoln Middle School between 4:00-6:30pm

Plan on spending about 30 minutes, depending on wait times. Parents and students should attend together. String students will be measured for the appropriate size instrument. Band students will have the opportunity to try the instruments, and parents will have the opportunity to learn about instrument rentals.

If you already registered your child for the 2020-2021 school year but did not select instrumental music or pay the fee, log back into your account to add band or orchestra: Click Here to go to the Parent Portal and add Instrumental Music. The required fee is $40. Your child will not be scheduled for lessons until this fee is paid.

The registration deadline to sign up for Band and Orchestra is Friday, September 18, 2020.


Further questions? Email Erica Faulhaber - Curriculum Specialist for Instrumental Music.