*Please confirm with Anderson Music (Troy 248.680.0010) (Dearborn 313.278.0100) that they are prepared in September to deliver to your school the instrument that your son or daughter has selected to learn.
*All beginning band students must have their instrument and method book by Monday, September 15 to participate in the beginning band program this year. Students will not need to bring their instruments to class during the first week of school.
*You do not need to procure your instrument exclusively from Anderson Music. You may use any vendor of your choice.
*Previously owned band instruments are acceptable in beginning band providing they meet the brand and model standards established by Birmingham Schools. Previously owned instruments must be in good playing condition by Monday, September 15.
*Due to the difficulty of the oboe and the French horn private lessons are required for these instruments.
*Visit Mr. Rodgerson's Beginning Band Website (you are on it right now!) and read the Beginning Band Handbook for more information on learning to play a band instrument in the 5th grade.