Who can join?
Elementary Band is open to all students in Grades 4/5 in each of the Elementary Schools.
Why join band?
- Music has the ability to touch every one of Howard Gardner’s intelligences
- Students that participate in music are more apt to learn new concepts faster
- Music provides skills that help students in math
- When a student spends time working on difficult passages in music it actually strengthening the part of their brain that does geometry
- Music involves reading which helps students reading comprehension skills
- Helps students with organization
- Helps students with team work
- Personal Growth for students
- Helps with social Skills
- Students are able to be creative and show individuality
- 66% of music majors that apply to medical school are admitted