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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 32 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.

Performance Opportunities

We have several exciting performances during the year.

Student Section

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

Parent Questions

Here are some common questions and answers for parents.

Teacher Bios

Meet our wonderful Band For Today teachers and staff.

Education

Articles for students and parents

Twelve Practice Tips From Wynton Marsalis

Twelve Practice Tips From Wynton Marsalis

Everyone has to practice, even the pro’s. Here are twelve practice tips from legendary trumpet player Wynton Marsalis:

Seek instruction
Make a schedule
Set and track your goals

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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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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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