What will it cost?
Registration: Please see the linked pdf
application. If you do not have the Adobe
Acrobat (pdf) reader installed, you can download it at no charge here.
Tuition: The tuition is an annual fee and
is not affected by the number of practices, holidays, or concerts. The
tuition can be paid in full, or broken into ten monthly payments. Arrangements
for monthly payments are made at the time of registration.
Tuition information is included on the application
Instrumental Rental: Students must a have
a good working instrument to ensure a successful experience in music.
Instruments can be purchased on your own or you can rent to own. Instrument
rentals start at $15.00 a month for previously rented instruments. You
can also rent-to-purchase used and new instruments. Instruments will be
available at the Orientation Meeting. We will be glad to evaluate a previously
purchased instrument and make any necessary recommendations.
Method Books: Books for each band are included
with instrument rental and will be available to purchase during the orientation
meeting and the first several classes. They are required texts.
Sheet Music: Ensemble selections will be
provided at no cost to your student. Your student is responsible for keeping
up with his/her music, and it must be returned to the music library in
the same condition in which it was distributed. Fines will have to be
applied in the unfortunate event that a student does not take proper care
of their music.
Competition Registration Fee: As a member
of the TrueNote Bands your student is eligible to participate in the Central
District Bandmasters Association Honor Bands. Participation in honor bands
is optional, and auditions are held throughout the District to select
participants. A $10.00 audition fee is required of all students per instrument
for the All-District Band and $15.00 per instrument for the All-State
Honors Band (see calendar for dates/times). Solo and Ensemble Festivals
dates, fees, and location will be announced during the fall as they become
Transportation and Accommodations: In
the event that your student is selected to participate in an honor band,
expenses for transportation, accommodations and meals are the responsibility
of parents. Expenses for the Band Directors accommodations (approx. $50/night)
are divided among participating families. There are two honor band festivals;
High School All-District Honors Band Clinic, and All-State Honors Band