Band Documents 

Upcoming Events:

Middle School Band Pops Concert: March 13th @ 6:30

                  Students should arrive by 6pm, wear band shirts/jeans

Middle School Nashville Trip: April 10-11

Eblen Spring Field Trip: April 17th

Middle School Spring Concert: May 15th @ 6:30

                   Students should arrive by 5:45, wear tux shirts/black pants

Eblen Spring Concert: May 17th @ 6:30

Nashville Trip 2017-18

This spring,  members of the middle school band will have the opportunity to travel to Nashville to attend a performance of the music Wicked! This is a joint trip with the high school band and is open to the first 85 students who return their behavior contract and $50 deposit by Oct. 16th. The total cost of the trip is $275. Please see the itinerary and payment schedule below. 

October 16th, 2017 - $50 deposit due

November 15th, 2017-  $50 payment due

December 13th, 2017-  $25 payment due

January 17th, 2018-  $50 payment due

February 14th, 2018-  $50 payment due

March 14th, 2018-  $50 payment due

April 10th(Tuesday)
7:30am         All band students/parents report to the band room.
8:00               Depart for Nashville
11:30            Lunch(fast food restaurant)
2:00               Hotel Check-In
                         (Adult supervised swimming 2:15-4:00)
5:30             Load coach and depart for dinner at The Hard Rock Cafe
6:45             Load coach and depart for TPAC
7:30             “Wicked” begins at TPAC        

April 11th (Wednesday)
7:00-8:30 am-   Breakfast at hotel
9:15              Depart for the County Music Hall of Fame 
12:00           Depart for Opry Mills Mall
                        (lunch on your own in the mall)                    
2:30             Load coach and depart for CAEMS
7:30pm      Estimated arrival at Erwin Middle School  


News, Concerts, Field Trips, etc...

Instrument Information

If you ever have any questions about an instrument purchase/rental, please feel free to contact me before you complete your purchase. I am happy to answer any questions or help guide you in the right direction. 

By purchasing/renting an instrument, you are making a great investment in your child’s education. A good quality instrument will last your child from 6th grade to 12th grade or beyond!

The Music Center
800 Fairview Road
River Ridge Shopping Center
Asheville, NC 28803

All of these brands are recommended by band directors and instrument repair technicians.  If you are interested in purchasing an instrument brand not listed below, I highly recommend you call the local music store to make sure they will be able to repair the instrument BEFORE you buy it.  

Flute- Jupiter, Selmer, Yamaha, Armstrong, Bundy, Gemeinhardt

Oboe- Jupiter, Selmer, Yamaha, Fox

Clarinet- Jupiter, Selmer, Yamaha, Armstrong, Artley, Buffet-Crampon, Vito

Saxophone- Jupiter, Selmer, Yamaha, Armstrong

French Horn- Jupiter, Yamaha, Conn, King, Holton

Trumpet- Jupiter, Yamaha, Bach, Blessing, Conn, King

Trombone- Jupiter, Yamaha, King, Bach, Conn, Holton

Percussion: Yamaha, Pearl, Vic Firth, ProMark

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