This exciting musical opportunity is open to all students in grades 5 & 6 currently enrolled in their school Band ensemble with exceptions made for a limited number of piano, bass and guitar students. This opportunity is open to students who play all band instruments, piano, bass, guitar and drum set.
Students will be performing music in the jazz, pop and rock styles and will develop skills in improvising and creating and performing their own original music. This ensemble will be taught by Darien Public Schools’ Elementary Band teacher, Mr. Colin Walters, and will be assisted by members of the award winning Darien High School Jazz Ensemble.
This ensemble will meet every Thursday from 4:00 – 5:30 p.m. at Darien High School, 80 High School Lane in the Band Room, F013. Depending on the response for this new opportunity, enrollment may be limited, so please respond by promptly retuning the form below to: Colin Walters, Royle School 133 Mansfield Avenue, Darien, CT 06820 or email to: firstname.lastname@example.org by Friday, October 14 in order to assure participation. The first rehearsal is scheduled for Thursday, Oct. 13. If you have any questions, please contact Mr. Walters or Director of Music, Rick Sadlon at: RSadlon@darienps.org or 203-655-3981 ext: 2329
Registration forms are available from all elementary band teachers and on the Music Department blog/web site.