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Beginning Band


Band / Beginning Band -
Music Program 2021-2022

The Solana Beach School District Band is an after school program of the Solana Beach Child Development Center. It is open to all 4th - 6th graders in the Solana Beach School District. The band meets one day per week, after school at Solana Pacific outdoors at the lunch tables while practicing 6ft social distancing. Band tuition is $725 for the year, which includes 28 classes, two concerts and a t-shirt.

Beginning Band meets on Tuesdays between 3:30-5:30 p.m.

INSTRUMENT CHOICES & RENTALS: Students need an instrument of their choice to participate in the band program. Students may pick from flute, clarinet, alto saxophone, tenor saxophone, trumpet, trombone, baritone, tube and percussion (i.e. drums). Families can choose to purchase an instrument or rent one.

ABOUT THE DIRECTOR: Frank Glasson, a native of Solana Beach, has performed in the trumpet sections of the San Diego Symphony Orchestra, San Diego Chamber Orchestra, San Diego Opera, Middel Deutsche Rundfunk Orchestra of Germany, Tokyo Opera Nomori of Japan, Cape Town Symphony Orchestra, Start Theater and National Chamber Orchestras of South Africa, and has appeared as a soloist with the latter two. Also an accomplished jazz performer, Frank received a Grammy nomination for "Best Jazz Instrumental Solo" for his improvised solos on the recording "Jazztet" in 2006. Frank is a Yamaha performing artist and can currently be seen performing with Pacific Symphony of Orange County. Frank is currently the band director for the Solana Beach School District and Director of Mainly Mozart Youth Orchestra's Concert Band. For 8 years, Frank served as President of the American Federation of Musicians, Local 325. Frank Glasson, Director: "I am a professional trumpet player and I myself learned to play the trumpet in the Solana Beach School District. I am vested in nurturing a high quality band program in our school district. I am passionate about music and believe that my dynamic approach will inspire the band to new heights as the best learning comes when you enjoy what you are doing." FOR MORE INFORMATION: Robyn Glasson, Band Program Liasion: robynglasson@me.com Kelly Johnston, SBCDC School-Age Supervisor: kellyjohnston@sbsd.net

The Solana Beach Child Development Center Programs are required to follow health and safety guidance from the California Department of Public Health (CDPH), San Diego County Public Health and Human Services, and Cal-Osha.The CDC Programs follow the K-12 Schools Guidance and student exposures in CDC Child Care, Enrichment Classes, District Band, or Academic Clubs follow the COVID-19 K-12 Decision Tree.*Students who are in a modified quarantine in their school's classroom are not able to attend any CDC program, before or after school.*If a student is exposed in any CDC program they may be eligible for a modified quarantine for the school day. However, they may not participate in any CDC program or activity outside the school day, on campus or in a community setting.

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BeginningBand-Alto Sax Closed

  Robyn Glasson


Solana Pacific
Tuesdays, Sep 21 - May 24
3:30 - 5:30 PM

  No Class Nov 16, Nov 23, Dec 21, Dec 28, Jan 4, Feb 22, Mar 15 & Apr 5


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Grades   4th - 6th

Price: $ 725 00

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BeginningBand-Baritone/Trombone Closed

  Robyn Glasson


Solana Pacific
Tuesdays, Sep 21 - May 24
3:30 - 5:30 PM

  No Class Nov 16, Nov 23, Dec 21, Dec 28, Jan 4, Feb 22, Mar 15 & Apr 5


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Grades   4th - 6th

Price: $ 725 00

Online registration is over

BeginningBand-Clarinets Closed

  Robyn Glasson


Solana Pacific
Tuesdays, Sep 21 - May 24
3:30 - 5:30 PM

  No Class Nov 16, Nov 23, Dec 21, Dec 28, Jan 4, Feb 22, Mar 15 & Apr 5


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Grades   4th - 6th

Price: $ 725 00

Online registration is over

BeginningBand-Flute Closed

  Robyn Glasson


Solana Pacific
Tuesdays, Sep 21 - May 24
3:30 - 5:30 PM

  No Class Nov 16, Nov 23, Dec 21, Dec 28, Jan 4, Feb 22, Mar 15 & Apr 5


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M
Tu
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Sa

Grades   4th - 6th

Price: $ 725 00

Online registration is over

BeginningBand-Percussion Closed

  Robyn Glasson


Solana Pacific
Tuesdays, Sep 21 - May 24
3:30 - 5:30 PM

  No Class Nov 16, Nov 23, Dec 21, Dec 28, Jan 4, Feb 22, Mar 15 & Apr 5


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M
Tu
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Sa

Grades   4th - 6th

Price: $ 725 00

Online registration is over

BeginningBand-Trumpt Closed

  Robyn Glasson


Solana Pacific
Tuesdays, Sep 21 - May 24
3:30 - 5:30 PM

  No Class Nov 16, Nov 23, Dec 21, Dec 28, Jan 4, Feb 22, Mar 15 & Apr 5


Su
M
Tu
W
Th
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Sa

Grades   4th - 6th

Price: $ 725 00

Online registration is over