APS Honors Band and Orchestra Auditions are now Open!
This is for 4th and 5th Graders only. Students do not have to be in ASFS Band/Orchestra to audition
To learn more about Honors Band/Orchestra or to sign up to audition please click on the link below
Need supplies right away and don’t want to wait for Amazon to deliver?
- Looking for a Community Orchestra/Ensemble for your child to join? Try one of these local ensembles:
- DC Youth Orchestra
- The Capitol Symphonic Youth Orchestras
- The Maryland Classic Youth Orchestra
- American Youth Debut Orchestra
This is also a great place for Band Students to play in outside school ensembles.
Fantastic Resources for students to use while practicing:
- Safe and Friendly Links to Videos for tips, techniques and exercises for each instrument click HERE
- The United States Navy Band demonstrating instruments, click HERE
ORCHESTRA Practice Reminders (maybe print this out and put it up in your practice area)
BAND Practice Reminders (maybe print this out and put it up in your practice area)
Write your own Music with FREE Music Notation Software:
SmartMusic (use a parent email, with permission)
Noteflight (use a parent email, with permission)
Flat (Completely free. Please share your composition with us or a friend!)
SightReading Factory (try for free, using parent’s permission and email)
Please continue to check back for updates and announcements, follow us on Twitter (https://twitter.com/ASFS_Music) and stay up to date on important events, and follow the links provided for more information regarding the program! Thank you for all of your support!