Extra-Curricular Music Programs

TJ offers multiple extra-curricular music opportunities both before and after school.

Chorus

TJ offers an after school chorus opportunity for 5th grade only.  The chorus meets after school on Mondays from 4:00 - 5:00pm.  Chorus starts on Monday, September 30. 

Strings Club

The Strings Club is an after-school, group class for students in grades 3 - 5 who want to learn how to play either Violin or Cello in a large ensemble format. We will meet on Wednesdays (starting September 25) from 1:30-3:30pm in the Music Room. On late-dismissal Wednesdays we will meet from 4-6pm.

Students should be picked up at the Oak Street - Main Entrance. 

1:30-2:30 - Introductory group (students with no previous experience)
2:30-3:30 - Secondary group (students with any amount of previous experience)

For more information and to sign up for the Strings Club, please use this form.

Beginning Band

TJ offers a morning band program for fourth and fifth graders.  They perform two concerts in winter and in spring.  Many students continue in band through all their years, culminating in the annual GMHS Spring Band Trip.

Fourth Grade students are in the Beginning Band.  The Beginning Band Handbook covers information and expectations.

Beginning Band meets before school starting at 7:30am beginning the week of September 23.

Mondays - Flute, Oboe, Clarinet
Tuesdays - Percussion
Wednesdays - Trombone, Euphonium, French horn
Thursdays - Saxophone
Fridays - Trumpet

Advanced Band

TJ offers a morning band program for fourth and fifth graders.  They perform two concerts in winter and in spring.  Many students continue in band through all their years, culminating in the annual GMHS Spring Band Trip.

Fifth Grade students continuing their instrument are in the Advanced Band. Any Fifth Grade student who chooses to learn a new instrument will start in Beginning Band and join Advanced Band in January.

Fifth Grade Advanced Band Syllabus

Advanced Band will begin meeting the week of September 30. 

Tuesday:  Trumpet, Horn, Trombone, Baritone
Wednesday:  Flute Clarinet, Saxophone
Thursday:  Percussion
Friday:  Full band rehearsal **as needed** in preparation for concerts, etc.

Band Boosters

Please join the FCCPS Band Boosters program which supports the bands at all the schools.  Consider taking lessons through the Lesson program.

Consider taking lessons through the Band Boosters Lessons Program.  This program is not for profit and offers inexpensive lessons with top musicians in the area.  Scholarships may be available from the Band Boosters.   
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