The Band Program at Traughber JHS is comprised of 400 of the most dedicated students in the school, expressing their artistry through one of 6 ensembles. Recognized multiple times for excellence in music education, the Traughber JHS Band Program strives to offer the best instrumental middle level music education in the country. We are pleased to receive strong support from our parents, administration, and community as we pursue this goal. Our students and ensembles have been recognized at local, state, and national levels for their work. Many of our alums continue to perform and teach professionally.
The department provides many opportunities throughout the year to hear our musicians. Please take a look at our calendar and we hope to see you at some upcoming events.
Beginning Band Information for 5th Graders!
Make-up Date: May 10
This Week with the Traughber Band, March 20-April 2
Monday, March 20.........Percussion Ensemble, 3:15-5:15 pm
Tuesday, March 21………Jazz Band, 7:10 am
Wednesday, March 22…
Thursday, March 23......Jazz Band, 7:10 am
Friday, March 24............Take instruments home over Spring Break
March 25-April 2……......Spring Break
Homework Due April 2
6th WW/Brass: #112, 114 6th Perc: Mallets: #112, 114
7th WW/Brass: #31-33 7th Perc: Mallets: #31-33, SD #
Graded Tests Due April 2
6th WW/Brass: #113 6th Perc: Mallets #113, SD #13a
7th WW/Brass: #35, Eb MajorSet 7th Perc: Mallets:#35, Eb Major Set, SD: Solo #13a
8th WW/Brass: Eb Major 8th Perc: Mallets: Eb Major Set, SD: Solo #13a
ONLINE GAMES FOR BAND
NoteNames+ (FREE) Note Names teaches kids to identify the notes on the music staff.
NinGenius will help them learn the fingerings of their notes.