JFKS 7th/8th Grade Band

This Band is for grades 7 and 8, and open to all interested students without an audition. The class meets 2 hours a week (generally on Tuesday and Friday afternoons) and continues preparing literature which expands their knowledge of technique, tone and ensemble playing. Students need to provide their own instrument (except some larger instruments such as tuba) and private lessons are strongly encouraged, but not required. Students perform in at least 2 concerts a year, and other events as selected by the group. Membership is approximately 60.

(Students who are members of this group have the opportunity to audition for and participate in the European Middle School Honor Band (grades 6-8) sponsored by AMIS (Association for the Music in International Schools)).

Please read the JFKS Band Handbook for more detailed information as well as the band sign-up form:

JFKS Band Handbook

When? Tuesday and Friday, 9th period

Director: Lewis Nelson


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The JFKS Fine Arts Department

Department Chairs

Lori Cook - Elementary School

Dr. Joseph Curtis - High School

Esther Freymadl - Oberstufe

Music Office G114
Phone +49-30-90299 5187

Ingrid Stahl, G203

Phone +49-30-90299 5762

Rebecca McDaniel, G116

Phone +49-30-90299 5634