BAND PROGRAM 

CAMA offers three band classes for students ranging in age 10 - 19:  

Beginning Band, Intermediate Band and Advanced Band.

 

CAMA teaches the following instruments for band:  

Flute / Piccolo

Oboe

Bassoon

Clarinet /  Bass Clarinet

Saxophone / Soprano, Alto, Tenor, Baritone

Trumpet

French Horn

Trombone

Baritone

Tuba

Percussion / Snare, Bells, Bass Guitar

 BEGINNING BAND 

In Harmony Beginning Band consists of 10 - 19 year olds 

 

Beginning Band consists of those who are just learning the basics of their instrument. Beginning Band range from band members who are brand new to any kind of instrument/reading music, to advanced students learning a new instrument. This group learns quickly, and with enthusiasm. 

CAMA recommends a minimum of 1.5 hours of practice outside of class per week. 

Students need to provide their own instrument. CAMA has used local music stores for instruments, such as:

  • Kennelly Keys, located in Everett, Lynwood, Bellevue, and Seattle. 

  • Hugo Helmer, located in Burlington. 

 

Books may be purchased at our front desk for $10, and instrument supplies such as reeds, valve oil, and cork grease. All In Harmony Bands use the "Standard of Excellence" band books. 

Students should bring their instrument and book on the first day of class. Students are also responsible for bringing their music and pencil to every class session. Should a student neglect in bringing their music, there will be a 25 cent borrowing fee for a rented set of music, in which the music is returned at the end of class. 

Should a student lose their music, a $15 fee will be charged to replace the sheet music. 

 INTERMEDIATE BAND 

In Harmony Intermediate Band consists of 11 - 19 year olds

Intermediate Band consists of students who have played on their instruments for at least a year. Students must have director approval to participate in Intermediate Band. 

This group of musicians grow stronger each week, and are able to play more advanced pieces than in previous years. We recommend a minimum of 1.5 hours of practice outside of class per week. 

Students need to provide their own instrument. CAMA has used local music stores for instruments, such as:

  • Kennelly Keys, located in Everett, Lynwood, Bellevue, and Seattle. 

  • Hugo Helmer, located in Burlington. 

 

Books may be purchased at our front desk for $10, and instrument supplies such as reeds, valve oil, and cork grease. All In Harmony Bands use the "Standard of Excellence" band books. 

Students should bring their instrument and book on the first day of class. Students are also responsible for bringing their music and pencil to every class session. Should a student neglect in bringing their music, there will be a 25 cent borrowing fee for a rented set of music, in which the music is returned at the end of class. 

Should a student lose their music, a $15 fee will be charged to replace the sheet music. 

 ADVANCED BAND 

In Harmony Advanced Band consists of 12- 19 +Alumni

This group works on very complex pieces. We require 2.5 hours of practice per week outside of class. 

 

New students are admitted by audition only. Students desiring to participate in Advanced Band must come to in-person registration with their instrument, ready to play a previous selected audition piece for the Advanced Band instructor. 

Students need to provide their own instrument. CAMA has used local music stores for instruments, such as:

  • Kennelly Keys, located in Everett, Lynwood, Bellevue, and Seattle. 

  • Hugo Helmer, located in Burlington. 

Books may be purchased at our front desk for $10, and instrument supplies such as reeds, valve oil, and cork grease. All In Harmony Bands use the "Standard of Excellence" band books. 

Students should bring their instrument and book on the first day of class. Students are also responsible for bringing their music and pencil to every class session. Should a student neglect in bringing their music, there will be a 25 cent borrowing fee for a rented set of music, in which the music is returned at the end of class. 

Should a student lose their music, a $15 fee will be charged to replace the sheet music.