Band Director: Bryan Van Pelt
Welcome to the ASB Band webpage!
Here you will find a basic overview of each of the three instrumental groups.
**Signatures are need on the Registration form!**
This ensemble is for the students that are new to instrumental music. Most of the ensemble is comprised of 4th graders however it is open to everyone! If you want to learn the clarinet, flute, saxophone, trumpet, baritone, or percussion, then this is your class!
This group is the “musical hub” of the entire program. Concert Band is for students that completed Beginning Band or were placed into the group via an individual assessment. This ensemble focuses on performing traditional concert band literature, new popular songs, Christmas music and much more. The Concert Band is mainly focused on developing individual musicianship skills and technique.
This new instrumental ensemble combines two of the most popular groups at ASB. The Jazz Band and the Drumline will come together and form one high energy spirit ensemble, focused on pop, rock, and jazz hits. This group will provide fun and exciting performances for the school. If you want to provide ASB with some spirit, this is the ensemble for you! Student that have been in Jazz Band or Drumline are eligible to join, likewise students with Mr. Van Pelt’s approval are available to join.
The Wind Ensemble is a service group, aimed at providing music in a liturgical setting. Students interested in this ensemble must check the appropriate box on the registration form, as well as have Mr. Van Pelt’s approval. This group learns music very quickly, making music literacy skills a high priority. If want to go above and beyond in regards to serving the ASB community, then this is your ensemble.
**Requirements for joining each of these ensembles are on the downloadable forms below**
Hard copies of the Band documents are available outside the music room, as well as in the hallway across from the main office.
Bryan Van Pelt | firstname.lastname@example.org