Band Classes


Beginning Band

Beginning Band is available to all 4th, 5th & 6th Grade students in the Mountain Vista 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 & 6th Grade students in the Mountain Vista 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:  Bear Canyon Band at Bear Canyon

Beginning Band: Mondays and every other Friday, 7:30 - 8:30 a.m.

Intermediate Band: Wednedays and every other Friday, 7:30 - 8:30 a.m.

        Instructor: Ms. Behm

Classes will begin Aug. 31 in the Library.  Friday, Sept. 2 will be Beginners only.  The next Friday for both Beginners and Intermediates is Sept. 16.


Option 2: Copper Mesa Band at Copper Mesa

Beginning Band: Wednesdays & every other Friday, 7:30 - 8:30 a.m.

Intermediate Band: Mondays & every other Friday, 7:30 - 8:30 a.m.

        Instructor: Ms. Petrie

Classes will begin Aug. 31 in the Music Room. 

Friday, Sept. 2 will be Intermediates only. 

The next Friday for both Beginners and Intermediates will be Sept. 16.


Option 3: Heritage Band at Heritage

Beginning Band: every other Monday and every Wednesday, 3:40 - 4:40 p.m.

Intermediate Band: every other Monday and every Wednesday, 3:40 - 4:40 p.m.

Instructor: Ms. Wurst

Classes will begin Aug. 31 in the Mobile Room #93 with Beginners only. 

Monday, Sept. 12 will be Intermediates only. 

Monday, Sept. 19 will be Beginners only.


(Northridge Band classes at Northridge

        Please contact Ms. McGonagle: [email protected])


Option 4: Sand Creek Band at Sand Creek

Beginning Band: every other Monday & every Wednesday, 8:00 - 9:00 a.m.

Intermediate Band: every other Monday & every Wednesday, 8:00 - 9:00 a.m.

Instructor: Mr. Snell

Classes will begin on Aug. 31.

Monday, September 12 will be Intermediates only. 

Monday, Sept. 19 will be Beginners only. 


Option 5: Summit View Band at Summit View

4th Grade Beginning Band: Mondays & Wednesdays, 11:25 - 11:55 a.m.

Beginning 5th/6th Band: Mondays & Wednesdays, 10:15 - 10:55 a.m.

Intermediate 5th/6th Band: Mondays & Wednesdays, 10:55 - 11:25 a.m.

Instructor: Ms. Behm

Classes will begin Aug. 31 in the Mobile.