Ponderosa Elementary Instrumental Music

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Band Classes


Beginning Band
Beginning Band is available to all 4th & 5th Grade students in the Ponderosa  feeder area.   In this class, students will learn how to assemble, care for, and begin to play an instrument.  No previous instruction is required.  In band, students can learn to play woodwinds (flutes, oboes, clarinets, saxophones, bassoons) brass (trumpets, french horns, trombones, euphoniums/baritones, tubas) or percussion (snare drums, bells, and auxiliary percussion).  



Intermediate Band
Intermediate Band is available to all 4th & 5th Grade students in the Ponderosa feeder area.   In this class, students will build on their fundamental skills and learn to play more complex music in a variety of styles.  Previous experience, such as a completed year of Beginning Band, is required.



Class Options

Classes are offered for each school, but students are welcome to attend any option that best fits their schedules.


Option 1:  Franktown Band at Franktown
Beginning Band: every other Tuesday & every Thursday, 8:00 - 9:00 a.m.
Intermediate Band: every other Tuesday & every Thursday, 8:00 - 9:00 a.m.
        Instructor: Ms. Petrie
Classes begin Aug. 29 in the Commons.  Tuesday, Aug. 29 will be Beginners only. 
Tuesday, Sept. 5 will be Intermediates only.

Option 2: Legacy Point Band at Legacy Point
Beginning Band: every other Monday & every Wednesday, 4:05 - 5:05 p.m.
Intermediate Band: every other Monday & every Wednesday, 4:05 - 5:05 p.m.
        Instructor: Ms. Petrie
Classes begin Aug. 28.  Monday, Aug. 28 will be Beginners only. 
Monday, Sept. 11 will be Intermediates only.

Option 3:  Northeast Band at Northeast
Beginning Band: Wednesdays and every other Friday
Intermediate Band: Mondays & every other Friday, 8:00 - 9:00 a.m.
         Instructors: Ms. Petrie
Classes begin Aug. 28 in the Choir Room/Band Room.  First Friday for both groups is Sept. 8.