Fifth Grade Beginning Band

Welcome Fifth Graders! You've come to the right place. Getting the Fifth Grade Beginning Band up & going takes a few steps. Here is the order of those steps:

  • Second week of school - Mr. Renchen comes around to each class to talk briefly about Band.

  • The next week - Mr. Renchen meets individually with each class and "demos" each instrument so you can hear what they sound like. Begin thinking of what instrument you want to play. The choices are: flute, clarinet, alto saxophone, trumpet, trombone, baritone, or percussion.

  • Week after that - Mr. Renchen meets with any students interested in joining to answer questions, etc.

  • Tuesday, September 13 - Band Registration Night takes place between 4:00pm-7:30pm in the elementary music room (you & your parent will come for 10 minutes to finalize what instrument you will play in band)

  • The very next week, the instruments get delivered and then we get to play them!!

I look forward to seeing you all at Band Registration Night on Tuesday, September 13 in the elementary music room. If you have questions in the meantime, please email me at

5th Grade Band meets from:

11:50am - 12:20pm

The schedule the first few weeks is wonky. Mr. Renchen will provide a paper calendar of the band schedule. You can expect to have band once per week. Around late October, we will follow the schedule shown below.

Normal Weekly Schedule

MON - Flute

TUE - Percussion

WED - Trombone & Baritone

THU - Clarinet & Saxophone

FRI - Trumpet