The best time for your child to start exploring their interests in Music is now. Both 5th and 6th grade band give your child an opportunity to learn an instrument, read music and form community with a passionate set of friends. Band rounds out your child’s education, enhancing factual learning with psychological development, growth in skills and a valuable mindset of persistence and practice to last a lifetime. In band, children are allowed to fail because failure leads to growth. They are taught that hard work trumps talent, and they discover all that they can accomplish when they commit themselves to a task.