5th Grade Band and Orchestra

Program Descriptions

Band and Orchestra begin in 5th grade and are held before school from 8:10 am to 8:55 am at Islander Middle School or Mercer Island High School. (Note for percussion: there is limited space for percussion, percussion students do not attend before school classes until January, lessons are taken after-school instead). District bus transportation is provided for Band and Orchestra students. More information, including dates and frequently asked questions, can be found on the 5th Grade Instrumental Information website.

Instruments

Band

  • Flute
  • Clarinet
  • Trumpet
  • Trombone
  • Baritone
  • Percussion (Limited space. Percussion students do not attend before school classes until January. Lessons are taken after school starting in September.)
Orchestra

  • Violin
  • Viola
  • Cello
  • String Bass