Instrumental Music information

Burlington Public Schools

Music Department

Instrumental Music Lessons

Burlington Schools is proud to offer Musical Instrument lessons.  Weekly 30 minute small group lessons are scheduled on a rotating schedule minimizing missed classes.  There is also a half hour Band rehearsal.  The students perform in public concerts during the school year. Playing a musical instrument and participating in a musical organization fosters intellectual and personal growth.  The study of music develops mental discipline, listening skills, and creative problem-solving abilities that can improve academic success.  From music performance young people learn teamwork, poise and self-esteem.

 

If you and your child are willing to commit to lessons and home practice, then please register online at elemband.wordpress.com.  Currently we offer flute, clarinet, saxophone, trumpet, and trombone. For your convenience, MUSIC & ARTS will have new and previously rented instruments available for rental/purchase on Monday September 26 from 6:30 – 8:00 PM in the BHS cafeteria.  All rental fees apply toward purchase of the instrument. Those who choose clarinet or saxophone should purchase a box of #2 reeds. Music stands will also be available as an option for $14.95 for the purpose of home practicing.  (A credit card and driver’s license is needed for rental security verification).  Payment can be made that evening with credit card, check or cash.  Please do not send money to the school.

 

MUSIC AND ARTS instrument rental rates are as follows:

 

Flute, clarinet, trumpet, trombone– 3 months for $37.30- includes the instrument, book, tax and insurance. After 3 months the payment is $29.35 per month. Do not send money to the school.

 

Alto saxophone–  3 months for $53.12- includes the instrument, book, tax and insurance. After 3 months the payment is $45.17 per month. Please do not send money to the school.

 

Please make every effort to attend the rental night on September 26 to ensure your child can start on time.  If you are unable to attend, please go to elemband.wordpress.com for information or contact the instrumental teacher Mark Napierkowski at 781-273-7032.

 

All beginning band students need to register. Please go to elemband.wordpress.com for information on registering. Lessons will begin after the rental night on September 26.

 

Thank you,

John Middleton-Cox

Music Coordinator

781-270-1861

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