Students may select from any of the following instruments to learn (depending on availability at CMS and/or local music stores):
Woodwind: Flute, Oboe, Bassoon, Alto Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone, Bari Saxophone
Brass: Trumpet, French Horn, Trombone, Baritone/Euphonium, Tuba
Percussion: students will need a snare drum/bell kit for home practice as well as a stick bag with timpani/snare drum/xylophone mallets, but will perform on percussion instruments from Nisqually while at school.
To create a welcome environment where all learners can have fun, learn music, and contribute as a member of the community. Please feel free to ask as many questions or point out any problem areas in the music during or after rehearsal. All students are part of the ensemble, and we need all of you to succeed!
Students will understand proper rehearsal, audience and performance conduct.
All students will learn and demonstrate proper vocal technique, sight-reading skills, and music theory knowledge.
North Thurston Public Schools does not discriminate in any programs or activities on the basis of sex, race, creed, religion, color, national origin, age, veteran or military status, sexual orientation, gender expression or identity, disability, or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. The following employees have been designated to handle questions and complaints of alleged discrimination: Civil Rights Coordinator and Title IX Officer: executivedirectorHR@nthurston.k12.wa.us, 360-412-4453; Section 504 Coordinator: email@example.com, 360-412-4465. Address for both: 305 College Street NE, Lacey, WA 98516.