Welcome to Rippon Middle School!


We would love for your student to consider being a part of our Band program! Band is a wonderful opportunity for your student to build new skills and develop relationships with other students! We hope that you will consider learning an instrument and SIGN UP FOR BAND as your first choice in COURSE SELECTION at Rippon Middle School.



            6th, 7th, 8th Grade

            Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced



            Flute                 Oboe                 Clarinet                    Bassoon                Saxophone

               Trumpet           French Horn              Trombone             Euphonium                   Tuba                  

(*By audition only and with 1 year of experience in band.)



HOW DO I GET AN INSTRUMENT? Most families will rent an instrument from a local music store. **FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE AVAILABLE for families on Free/Reduced Lunch.**



WHEN IS CLASS? ALL INSTRUCTION IS DURING THE NORMAL SCHOOL DAY! 😊 We will have 2 required concerts in the evenings during the school year for your child to showcase their incredible talents.



WHY BAND? When learning an instrument in the ensemble setting, band class teaches MUCH more than just how to play an instrument. Your student will benefit in from learning:

Creativity                  Perseverance                     Problem Solving                Collaboration

Confidence                       Focus                            Dedication                     Accountability        Teamwork             Leadership           Non-verbal Communication


We look forward to you joining us! Please contact Mrs. Bryk with any questions!


Mrs. Sarah Bryk

Band Director

Want to hear from the current Rippon band students?  

Check out our YouTube video of students’ experiences in band!


Learn more about Band here!!

Not sure which instrument is best for you?
Want to learn more about your instrument options?
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