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2022-23 SCHEDULE

2022-23 SCHEDULE

Please click here for the most current Instrumental Music Schedule.
The Instrumental Music Program is a year long commitment for 4th and 5th grade students only.  Details about the program are provided in the Instrumental Music Information document.  
By completing the Registration Form you and your child are committing to the program for the entire 2022-23 school year.
Instrumental music class donations are used to purchase supplies for students to use during their music class.
Please contact Jenifer Bertolero if you have any questions.


  • Increased spatial skills for math.
  • Higher level of self-confidence, problem solving, and communication skills.  
  • Creative expression.
  • Higher test scores.
  • Common Core Standards
  • Greater success in life.


  • Students will be able to identify the different parts of their instruments.
  • Students will be able to finger and play notes with proper technique and breath control.
  • Students will be able to read and write simple music notation.
  • Students will be able to identify and understand basic music symbols and terms.
  • Students will be responsible and practice at least 60 minutes weekly.
  • Students will learn to love music and see how much fun it is!


  • Students need to be prepared before class by practicing their instrument.
  • Students need to bring their instrument, a pencil, their laptop and music folder to every class.
  • Students will be respectful of each other, the teacher, and all equipment in the room.


*It is important to remember that this is not a solo recital, but a group performance which is why we all need to abide by the concert uniform.
 *No jeans or shorts will be allowed!
  • White shirt (long or short sleeved)
  • Black pants
  • Black socks
  • Black shoes
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Donations are used to puchase supplies for students during music class.  CCLF is collecting this voluntary donation on behalf of Coyote Creek School to maximize the matching gift potentionfor our students.  100% of your donation will be given to Coyote Creek to directly benefit our students.


Method Books:
  • Beginning Band … Essential Elements Interactive #
  • Advanced Band … Essential Elements Interactive #1
  • Beginning Strings … Essential Elements Interactive  for Strings #1
  • Advanced Strings… Essential Elements Interactive for strings #1
 Instruments and Supplies: 
**All cases must be labeled with students First and Last Name!
  • Flute…… rod and cotton cloth
  • Clarinet… swab, cork grease, 1 box of reeds (size 2)
  • Alto swab, cork grease, neck strap, 1 box of reeds (size 2)
  • Trumpet….............valve oil
  • Trombone…..........slide oil, slide grease
  • Violin……..............rosin, shoulder rest, bow
  • Cello…..................rosin, bow, foot stopper
  • Drums ................. drum pad and a pair of beginning sticks for school.  Optional Snare drum for  home use


*What is a Band instrument?
  -Flute, Clarinet, Alto Saxophone, Trumpet, Trombone, Drums 
* What is a String instrument?
   - Violin, Viola, Cello
*Who is instrumental music class for?
   -4th and 5th graders
*Do you need any experience to join?
   -No experience is required.
*Where do I sign up for class?
   -The registration form is in the online portal.
*How do I get an instrument for my son or daughter?
  -For all instruments it is best to go to the local music store.  
   WIth the violin and cello your child will need to be measured for the proper size instrument.
*How much do I have to pay?
  - $25.00 donation for supplies if you wish.
*Can my son or daughter quit mid season?
  - No, this is a year long program.
Jenifer Bertolero   Teacher