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2017 KUSD Summer Music Opportunities

Beginning Strings (Completed Grades 3, 4 & 5)

This course is for students who have never played an instrument before. It will run from June 20 through July 27, with a final concert to be held on July 25 at Bradford High School. Classes are one (1) hour in length and are scheduled either in the morning or afternoon on Tuesday through Thursday. We will also have limited enrollment for evening classes (at Bradford). Registration will be conducted through the district’s instrumental music instructors. The music teachers will provide registration information to the students in May. Parent meetings for registration will be held on May 23 at Washington Middle School at 7:00 p.m. OR May 25 at Lance Middle School at 7:00 p.m. If you are unable to attend one of the meetings, phone registration will begin May 30 (thru your elementary string specialist). Classes will be offered at Lincoln Middle School, Tremper High School and Bradford High School. Questions: Jennifer Marvin (359-2745 or jmarvin@kusd.edu ).

Cadet Strings (Completed Grades 4 or 5 - 1st year players)

This course is for students who have completed 1 year of musical instruction. It will run from June 20 through July 27, with a final concert to be held on July 25 at Bradford High School. Classes are one (1) hour in length and will be offered at Lincoln Middle School (12:30 p.m.) and at Bradford High School (5:00p.m.) on Tuesday through Thursday. Registration will be conducted through the district’s instrumental music instructors. Questions: Jennifer Marvin (359-2745 or jmarvin@kusd.edu)

Intermediate Strings (Completed Grades 5-6 - 2nd & 3rd year players)

This course is for students who have completed 2-3 years of musical instruction. It will run from June 20 through July 27, with a final concert to be held on July 25 at Bradford High School.  Classes are one (1) hour in length and will be offered at Lincoln Middle School (1:30 p.m.) and at Bradford High School (6:00p.m.) on Tuesday through Thursday. Registration will be conducted through the district’s instrumental music instructors. Questions: Jennifer Marvin (359-2745 or jmarvin@kusd.edu )

Middle School Strings (Completed Grades 7-8)

This course will run from June 20 through July 27 with a final concert to be held on July 25 at Bradford High School. Classes are one (1) hour in length and will be offered at Lincoln Middle School (2:30 p.m.) and Bradford High School (7:00 p.m.) on Tuesday through Thursday. Registration will be conducted through the district’s instrumental music instructors. Questions: Jennifer Marvin (359-2745 or jmarvin@kusd.edu)

High School Strings (Completed Grades 9-11)

This course will run from June 20 through July 27. The group will be performing out in the community (dates and locations will be set by the beginning of the summer program. Classes are (2) hours in length and will be offered from 3:00-5:00pm at Bradford High School, Tuesday through Thursday. Registration will be conducted through the district’s instrumental music instructors. Questions: Jennifer Marvin (359-2745 or jmarvin@kusd.edu)

K-L Band (Completed Grade 5)

Class will meet Monday through Thursday from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. from June 12 through July 13 in the auditorium at Reuther Central High School. A complete schedule of rehearsals and performances will be distributed to the students during the first week of rehearsals. Registration will be conducted through the district’s instrumental music instructors. Questions: Geoff Poole (359-7730 or gpoole@kusd.edu)

Continental Band (Completed Grade 6)

Class will meet Monday through Thursday from 9:00-11:00 a.m. from June 12 through July 11 in the auditorium at Reuther Central High School. Performances will be July 4 (Kenosha Pops) and July 11 (Band Booster Ice Cream Social). A complete schedule of rehearsals and performances will be distributed to the students during the first week of rehearsals. Registration will be conducted through the district’s instrumental music instructors and the first day of class. Questions: Brittany Sebetic, 359-6239 or bsebetic@kusd.edu 

Rambler Band (Completed Grade 7-8)

Classes will meet Tuesday through Thursday from 1-4pm from June 13 through July 13 and includes participation in a mandatory band camp June 19-21 at Carroll University. A complete schedule of rehearsals and performances will be distributed to the students before the end of the school year. Registration will be conducted through the district’s instrumental music instructors. There is a mandatory informational parent meeting at Tremper High School Auditorium on Monday, May 1 at 6 p.m. Questions: Lucas Dickinson, 359-3002 or ldickins@kusd.edu or Katie Poole, 359-4058 or kpoole@kusd.edu)

Band of the Black Watch (Completed Grades 9-11)

This year’s mandatory parent meeting is scheduled for April 12, 7pm at Tremper High School. The first Blackwatch full rehearsal will be on May 1st at 7pm. Membership in Blackwatch includes participation in a mandatory band camp June 12-15 at Carroll University in Waukesha. In July, the band will be travelling to Niagara Falls and Toronto, Canada. Registration will be conducted through the district’s high school instrumental music instructors. Fundraisers will begin following the conclusion of the mandatory parent meeting on April 12. Questions: Kathy Ripley, 359-2229 or kripley@kusd.edu

Summer Jazz Program - HS and MS

This course will run from June 15 through July 25 and is offered for middle and high school band and orchestra members. Students are selected based on their experience and performance skills in the jazz idiom. Auditions will be conducted through the district’s music staff. A complete schedule of rehearsals and performances as well as audition materials will be distributed to the students before the end of the school year.  More Information can be found at the Jazz All-Stars website.  Instruction will be offered at Indian Trail High School. Questions: Jeremy Kriedeman jkriedem@kusd.edu

General Document(s)
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Blackwatch Recreation Band Schedule PDF icon schedule-blackwatch.pdf
Continental Band Schedule PDF icon schedule-continental.pdf
KL Summer Recreation Band Schedule PDF icon schedule-k-l.pdf
Rambler Recreation Band Schedule PDF icon schedule-rambler.pdf