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The Solana Beach School District Band is open to all fourth through sixth graders in the Solana Beach School District.

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  • Beginning Band Summer Camp

    WHO: Students entering 4th - 7th grade in the fall WHEN: July 18-22 and July 25-29 TIME: 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m WHERE: Solana Pacific School, 3901 Townsgate Drive, San Diego 92130 COST: Beginning Band Camp, $419.00 (for the two week program) ABOUT THE SUMMER BEGINNING BAND PROGRAM During the first week of Beginning Band Camp, students will work with instrument specific coaches. The following week they will continue to develop their playing skills, learn how to read music, and focus on teamwork as they play together as a band. INSTRUMENT CHOICES: Flute, Clarinet, Trumpet, Trombone, Baritone, Alto-Saxophone, Percussion EXTENDED CHILD CARE: Parents needing extended care after Summer Band can register for CDC's Summer Camp at Solana Pacific. Refer to the CDC website: www.sbsd.net/cdc for more information. ABOUT THE DIRECTOR: Frank Glasson, a native of Solana Beach, has performed in the trumpet sections of the 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 the San Diego Symphony Orchestra and 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." REGISTRATION OPENS: APRIL 1, 2022 at 8:00 a.m.:https://sbsd.ce.eleyo.com/ LAST DAY TO REGISTER: JUNE 30, 2022 FOR MORE INFORMATION: Robyn Glasson, Band Program Liasion: (858) 705-3734 or robynglasson@me.com Kelly Johnston, SBCDC School-Age Supervisor: (858) 794-7185 or kellyjohnston@sbsd.net
  • Advanced Band Summer Camp

    WHO: Students entering 4th - 7th grade in the Fall WHEN: July 18-22 and July 25-29 TIME: 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m WHERE: Solana Pacific School, 3901 Townsgate Drive, San Diego 92130 COST: Advanced Band Camp, $195.00 per week (students may register for one or both weeks) ABOUT THE SUMMER ADVANCED BAND PROGRAM Students with at least one year of experience are ready for Advanced Band. Students will learn new music each week. INSTRUMENT CHOICES: Flute, Clarinet, Trumpet, Trombone, Baritone, Alto-Saxophone, Percussion EXTENDED CHILD CARE: Parents needing extended care after Summer Band can register for CDC's Summer Camp at Solana Pacific. Refer to the CDC website: www.sbsd.net/cdc for more information. ABOUT THE DIRECTOR: Frank Glasson, a native of Solana Beach, has performed in the trumpet sections of the 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 the San Diego Symphony Orchestra and 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: (858) 705-3734 or robynglasson@me.com Kelly Johnston,SBCDC School-Age Supervisor: (858) 794-7185 or kellyjohnston@sbsd.net