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Welcome

Giving your child music lessons is one of the best things you can do for them. Music is a gift that will last throughout their lives.

Band For Today has been providing schools with band and piano programs for 33 years with classes held right at school.

Our caring teachers will give your child a great experience through music and this is the easiest and most convenient way to give your child the gift of music.

Please take a moment to see all we have to offer.

Don’t miss your copy of “The Music Parent’s Guide” in your child’s band folder this Fall!

Visit our online store for music books, supplies, and more.


Performance Opportunities

We have several exciting performances during the year. Click on the images to learn more and register.

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Education

Articles for students and parents. Click on the title to read the full article.

Four Easy Ways You Can Get More Out of Practice

Four Easy Ways You Can Get More Out of Practice

Find A Good Quiet Place To Practice In practicing, it is as important to think abut what you are doing as it is to do it. That’s why you should find a spot such as a bedroom where you won’t be disturbed during your regular practice time. Get Music Supplies Promptly Some instruments won’t play ...

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Life Skills Learned in Music

Life Skills Learned in Music

Attribution Patricial Shehan Campbell, Claire Connell, and Amy Beegle (2007), “Adolescents’ Expressed Meanings of Music in and out of School,” Journal of Research in Music Education, 55(3), p. 229. Item Text In discussing life benefits of music study, the authors report, “The most heavily reported life preparation skill was self-discipline, with respondents acknowledging that the ...

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Practice Tips for Students and Parents

Practice Tips for Students and Parents

by Larry Newman, Director of Children’s Music Workshop The excitement of a new adventure is enough to provide an ample supply of positive motivation for the first several weeks of the instrumental music experience. Once the initial enthusiasm wears off, it is important to immediately develop wholesome practice habits which will guarantee a successful and ...

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Student Section

Learn about your instrument, special awards, and watch music videos.

Online Store

Visit our online store for music supplies, books, and more!

Teacher Bios

Meet our wonderful Band For Today teachers and staff.