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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.

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.

Education

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

Five Tips for Better Practice

Five Tips for Better Practice

WARM-UP Like athletes, musicians need to warm up the muscles they’ll be using. Start slowly with long tones such as whole and half notes. This will help get your mind and body focused and ready to go on. SET GOALS FOR YOURSELF These goals should be based on what your teacher assigned: for example, “today ...

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Music Enhances Mental Power

Music Enhances Mental Power

MIND AND MUSIC New Studies Suggest Music Enhances Mental Power Mozart’s music can raise your IQ… at least temporarily, according to research published in the British science journal Nature. Thirty six college students listened to 10 minutes of Mozart’s Sonata in D Major for Two Pianos, 10 minutes of a relaxation tape and 10 minutes ...

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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.