5th Grade Band
Regis Middle School Spring Concert
On the evening of May 10th, the members of the All Saints 5th Grade Band collaborated with band members from Regis Middle School, St. Matthews Elementary, and St. Pius Elementary during the Spring concert at Regis Middle School. Under the direction of Melissa Guerpo, band director at Regis Middle School, the students performed two pieces at the concert, "Dance of the Jabberwocky" and "Valiance".
About the Beginning Band Program
The 5th graders at All Saints Elementary also enjoy the opportunity to join the beginning band program. Students are offered several different instrument choices including alto saxophone, clarinet, flute, percussion, trumpet, trombone, french horn, and euphonium. Students who chose to join the band program are provided with thirty minute lessons during the week with full ensemble rehearsals on Friday mornings at 8:00am.
Students also perform in a few concerts during the year including the annual Christmas Concert and the combined Aspire/Band concert in the Spring. Students are also given the option of performing in the Cedar Rapids All City Music Contest where they perform as soloists.