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The Instrumental Band program is available to all interested students in grades 4 through 8. Weekly group instruction and band rehearsal is offered for all woodwind, brass and percussion instruments used in the Band ensemble.

Goals, Objectives and Expectations of the OLM Band Program  

  • To create a pleasant tone
  • To Demonstrate correct interpretation of musical notation
  • To demonstrate correct rhythmic articulation
  • To demonstrate correct fingering and slide positions for musical notation
  • To develop sigh reading skills
  • To correctly interpret his and her individual band part assignments for all concert selections.
The band experience at OLM is designed to teach students the necessary technical skills and musicianship to be a successful member of a high school concert band, marching band, pep band and/or jazz ensemble.

Beginning Band Students usually begin in Grade 4.                          


Beginning Band and Advanced Band have concerts twice a year.



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