Upon acceptance, young artists are placed according to ability (not age) from the beginning band (those who are just getting started with music) to the coveted title of first chair in the top band.

The Institute accepts musicians who play or are interested in playing

  • Trumpet
  • Trombone
  • Woodwind(Flute and Clarinet)
  • Saxophone
  • Rhythm(Piano, Bass, Guitar and Drums)
  • Vocalists

Practice is held each Tuesday at Romig Middle (with some exceptions due to holidays):

  • Beginner Band 5 to 6:20
  • Middle Band 6:20 – 7:40
  • Top Band 7:40 – 9

Throughout the semester, the bands will also perform publicly at a variety of events, depending on opportunities available during that semester. There is also opportunity for individual coaching.