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The Turtle Lake Band Program is available to students in the 5th grade.  There will be a band meeting before school on Thursday, September 12th from 8:05-9:05 in the orchestra room.  All students interested in band should plan to attend (no instruments for this meeting). 

Large-group rehearsals will be on Thursday or Friday mornings before school from 8:05-9:05 in the orchestra room. Students will be expected to attend one of these morning rehearsals as scheduled.  You may indicate your morning preference on the registration form (see link below).  If there is no preference, students will be assigned based on instrumentation.  If you are interested in carpooling with other band families, click HERE to add your name to the carpool list.

Band students will also receive small-group lessons during the day on Wednesdays, Thursdays or Fridays.  The schedule for rehearsals and lessons will be posted and e-mailed by September 13th and we will begin our regular schedule the following week.

There will be 3 evening concerts scheduled this year:
Winter Concert:  Thurs. Dec. 19, 7:00-7:30 PM at Turtle Lake Elementary

East Side Band Festival:  Thurs. Jan. 23, 7:00-8:00 PM at MoundsViewHigh School

Spring Concert:  Wed. May 20, 7:30-8:00 PM at Bethel University

You may click HERE to register online or to print and complete the paper registration form click HERE.  Please complete the registration by September 12th.  You may contact Brenda Sorem with any questions at: or 651-621-7763.