• WHAT TO EXPECT IN THE SECOND YEAR
     
    September:  In the first week of school, fifth grade returning students exhibit their instruments to prospective new students and help them choose which instrument to learn. Once the demonstration program is completed, fifth-graders begin learning repertoire for the Partners In Music concert in November at Penn State University.
     
    OctoberSix rehearsals on Wednesday mornings take place at Penn State campus in preparation for the PIM concert.
     
    November:  PIM concert with Penn State student conductors
     
    December:  For the remainder of the calendar year 2nd-year students choose their own materials such as holiday music or other favorites and supplement with skill building materials.
     
    January:  Band and orchestra ensemble rehearsals begin!
     
    May:  Spring Concert! Mark your calendars; invite guests
     
    May, June:  After the concert, lessons will focus on skills needed for sixth grade, practical and fun repertoire, expanding opportunities with more advanced instrument selections and supplemental performance opportunities.
     
Last Modified on December 9, 2019