Beginner Band is a Fine Arts elective and is offered in 6th grade for beginning musicians.
Students who wish to be a part of the Pride of the Point Band are strongly encouraged to
begin band in 6th grade due to the developmental nature of music. The band directors work with
each student individually to determine which instrument would be a best fit.
Students enrolled in 6 th grade band are introduced to the fundamentals of rhythm, pitch,
instrument assembly/disassembly, forming their embouchure/technique, playing with a
characteristic tone, as well as other skills that are necessary for success as an aspiring