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Welcome

 Band For Today has been providing area schools with band and piano programs for over 30 years. Band For Today teachers have instructed more than twenty-five thousand students during that time. We offer schools a full range of music education services including band lessons, concerts, solo contests, honors ensembles, field trips, and piano lessons.

 

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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Why Am I Paying This Money?

Why Am I Paying This Money?

Let’s Face It. There are more important things to teach kids in school these days than music, right? Let’s just teach them the basics… Math, Science, Reading. They can get their music from CD’s and MTV. Did those opening sentences alarm you? Well, that’s the mindset of many these days with school budgets being slashed ...

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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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