As we look towards a new school year, I want to begin by saying thank you to MusiCounts for providing us with 3 exceptional new instruments! As many of you know, last spring, we received a grant of $5000 from an organization who's goal is to see arts programs thriving in public schools.
We were chosen out of many applicants as being one of the most promising band programs for igniting student's passion for music and connecting to the community. The grant was used to purchase 3 new instruments: a Bass Clarinet, a Horn (previously known as the French Horn), and a Baritone Horn. As you can tell our students were thrilled to be holding and trying out these new instruments and are eager to learn how to play them in the new school year! Also a big thanks to our ERMS PAC who donated a Tuba! I've had a few students already spend hours in the band room testing it out and laughing out loud at the sounds it creates :)