The rewards of playing a musical instrument increase in direct proportion to the number of hours invested in individual practice. The key is to set aside a designated time every day for practice. Set up a daily schedule to ensure that practice is an important part of your daily studies.
Due every Thursday or the first day back to school (vacation or sick)
180 minutes of practice time per week for Symphonic/Concert Band students
150 minutes of practice time per week for Beginning Band students
Signed by parent/guardian
Can be turned in one day late, 10 points off
Extra credit for more than required amount of time Practice Sheets will NOT be accepted after the 1-day late rule!!
No credit will be given if daily/weekly assignments are not filled out
Students must practice a minimum of 3 days and assignments filled out to receive a grade on their practice sheet.
Extra rehearsals, private lessons, sectionals, and concerts count as 30 minutes on the practice sheet.