Getting to Know Band Instruments : Teacher Notes
If we were still in school I'd be coordinating with the middle school teacher to facilitate a visit from the middle school band, give students a chance to try out instruments in an "Instrument petting zoo" and work out instrumen fittings so that kids can figure out what instrument they want to play in band next year.
Since I'm stuck at home (and kids are too) I'm looking for other ways to introduce kids to all the instruments and help them choose an instrument to play in middle school. Here are some resources I'm sharing with them.
What I share with kids:
Are you thinking about joining band in Middle School? Interested in learning more about the instruments? Here's a handy video that will give you some information about a variety of instruments. When you're finished watching the video tell me what instrument was your favorite and why!