Welcome to Twin Cities Homeschool Band!

Registration for our 2019-2020 band season begins August 1st

Our website is in the process of being updated for the 2019-2020 season.

Please go here to begin the registration process.

You can register here.  You can pay tuition and registration fees here.
The first day of Band will be September 5th. On that day, the schedule will be as follows:
  • 10:30a-11:30a Open House and Instrument Petting Zoo.  Come and ask questions and explore different instruments if you are new and uncertain what you would like to play.
  • 11:30a-12:00p Parent Meeting.  Review of the program, question and answer
  • 12:00p-1:00p Welcome Back!! Pizza Lunch
Additionally, auditions for all Symphonic Band members will run from 9:00a-4:50p. Mr. Baumgartner has sent an email with details for the audition.
Why Join Us?  Our band provides several opportunities for students at any level!

Here is what our band offers:

  • Beginning Band: For students with no previous band experience (grades 4-12). Each weekly rehearsal is one half-hour long, with an additional half-hour group lesson. Beginners typically start with group lessons only for the first few weeks. At the beginning of October, Beginning Band practices for the first time as a complete group. Beginning band meets Thursday morning.
  • Concert Band: For students who have played their instruments for at least one year. Each weekly rehearsal is one half-hour long, with an additional half-hour group lesson. Concert Band meets Thursday mid-morning to mid-afternoon.
  • Jazz Band: For students who have completed Essential Elements Book 2 and above. This group includes Symphonic and Concert Band members. The Jazz Band rehearses one half-hour every other week. Jazz Band meets Thursday mid-afternoon.
  • Symphonic Band: For experienced band students, by audition (for chair placement). Symphonic Band rehearsal is one hour each week.  Symphonic Band meets Thursday afternoon.
  • Ensembles: For Symphonic Band members only. We have a Flute Ensemble, Brass Ensemble, Woodwind (clarinet/saxophone) Ensemble, and a Percussion Ensemble. The Ensembles rehearse one half-hour every other week. Ensembles meet Thursday mid-afternoon.
  • High School Band: For Symphonic Band members in grades 9-12. Each weekly rehearsal is one half-hour long. High School Band meets Thursday late afternoon.

The bands perform at least two concerts each year.  Here are the planned 2018-2019 Concerts:
Mall of America Concert
Christmas Concert
Lyngblomsten Concert
Spring Concert

The 2018-2019 Family Handbook is here