The Buzz: St. Benedict Preparatory School Online Weekly Newsletter

Instrumental Music Highlights

Ms. Jenna Stamper, Band Director

Music Notes from Ms. Stamper

Students are hard at work preparing for their Spring Concert!  Please be sure to mark your calendars with the date listed below.  

Important Dates:

Before School Ensemble Cancelled Week of Aspire Test. 

  1. Before school ensemble will be cancelled for 4th and 5th grade band students the week of ASPIRE Testing. (Wednesday 4/5/17 and Thursday 4/6/17)

SPRING CONCERT: 5/24/17     Strings start at 5:30pm         Band starts at 7:00pm 

Location: High School Gym

Concert Attire for Band:  White shirt, black pants or skirt (All band students in grades 4-8 will wear this every year at their Spring concert.) 

Concert Attire for Strings grades 1-5: Nice Spring outfit (no jeans)

Concert Attire for Strings grades 6-8: White shirt, black pants or skirt (String students will wear this every year for their Spring concert)




Summer Lessons: 

Interested in continuing lessons over the summer?  Listed in the link provided are contacts or recommended institutions to consider:

Lesson teachers


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

Start: Week of 9/12/16                                                    End: Week of 5/29/17

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: Tuesdays 2:30-3:30pm & Fridays 3:30-4:30pm  


Enrollment form:

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

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.

Instrumental Music Enrollment Form


Trimester 3 Lesson Schedule:

Lesson Schedule


Quinlan & Fabish Website: