The Buzz: St. Benedict Preparatory School Online Weekly Newsletter

Instrumental Music Highlights

Ms. Jenna Stamper, Band Director

Music Notes from Ms. Stamper & Ms. Piotrowski

Welcome back to another great school year with Ms. Piotrowski and Ms. Stamper!  We look forward to getting started with our students!  Please be sure to check out this page for updates and important information.  

Band and Strings Calendar:

Returning students grades 2-5 band and strings lessons start: Tuesday Sept 5, 2017 (schedule TBD)

New students (1st grade beginning strings and 4th grade beginning band) lessons start: Monday Sept 11, 2017

Before school ensembles for 4th and 5th grade band and strings start: Week of 9/11/17


Concert Dates:



SPRING CONCERT DATE (2017/18):   Wednesday May 23, 2018 

  • STRINGS grades 1-8 start time at 5:30pm
  • BAND and JAZZ BAND grades 4-8 start time at 7:00pm


Private Lesson Teachers 

Lesson teachers

2017/2018 Year Long Schedules and Resources :

Before and After school Clubs & Ensembles (Meet Weekly all three trimesters):

Start: Week of 9/11/17                                                End: Week of 5/28/18

4th grade before school ensemble: Wednesdays 7:15-8:00 am (Drop off between 7:00-7:15 at HS Gym Lobby)

5th grade before school ensemble: Thursdays 7:15-8:00 am (Drop off between 7:00-7:15 at HS Gym Lobby)

Beginning strings club ( less than 1 year playing the instrument): Mondays 3:10-4:00 (Will get students after school at 3, Parent pick up is at 3911)

Secondary Jazz Band Club: TBD 2nd & 3rd trimester only 


Enrollment form:

Band and String Students and Families (Grades 1-5):

Enrollment form 2017/18

Use the link provided to print off the enrollment form and turn in to the Elementary School Main office with the form and fee.  All checks should be made out to St. Benedict Preparatory School.  Please write that the check is for band and/or strings program.


Trimester 1 Lesson Schedule 2017/18:



Quinlan & Fabish Website: