Lakota Junior School Band Course Description

 Band 7: Year-long—7th Grade

Hopewell Junior School Band Director: Julie Fuqua | Julie.Fuqua@lakotaonline.com

Liberty Junior School Band Director: Kathy Knueven | Kathryn.Knueven@lakotaonline.com

Seventh grade band is open to any interested 7th grade student and meets daily during the regular school day schedule. There are band classes available for students with no prior instrumental experience and for students who participated in band in elementary school. Students will need an approved band instrument and band book. Participation in public performances during and outside of the regular school day is a requirement. Opportunities for enrichment may include auditioning for and participating in 7th Grade Jazz Band, Solo and Ensemble Contest and District Honor Band.

Hopewell Junior School Performance Calendar 2016-17 | Liberty Junior School Performance Calendar 2016-17

Hopewell Junior School Handbook Grade 7 | Liberty Junior School Handbook Grade 7

 Band 8: Year-long—8th Grade

Hopewell Junior School Band Director: Julie Fuqua | Julie.Fuqua@lakotaonline.com

Liberty Junior School Band Director: Kathy Knueven | Kathryn.Knueven@lakotaonline.com

During this year-long class, which students meet every day, 8th grade band provides further development of tone production, technical skills and overall ensemble playing. More challenging literature is performed in a variety of styles. Students must already play an instrument, although some switching of instruments may occur with the permission of the teacher. Participation in public performances during and outside of the regular school day is a requirement. Opportunities for enrichment may include auditioning for and participating in 8th Grade Jazz Band, Solo and Ensemble Contest and District Honor Band.

Hopewell Junior School Performance Calendar 2016-17 | Liberty Junior School Performance Calendar 2016-17

Hopewell Junior School Handbook Grade 8 | Liberty Junior School Handbook Grade 8