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.

Music Education

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

A Rationale for Music Education

A Rationale for Music Education

  Why should music be included as a basic part of the curriculum? Music is worth knowing. Music is one of the most important manifestations of our cultural heritage.  Children need to know about Newton and Einstein. Music is a potential in every individual that, like all potential, should be developed to its fullest. Music provides an ...

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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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An Enriched Life for Your Child Through Music

An Enriched Life for Your Child Through Music

AN ENRICHED LIFE FOR YOUR CHILD THROUGH MUSIC Just listening to music is fun, and yet it’s even more fun to create. There is a simple joy in experimenting with an instrument, in playing real notes and melodies, and in performing as part of band or orchestra. And, your child will know the pleasure 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.