Some Helpful Links!

Private Lesons on a band instrument are the single, most effective way for you child to improve as a young musician. Click HERE for a current list of Frost recommended teachers.

Lost your practice record?!? Click HERE to print out a new 2nd quarter log.

A Metronome - Use this to practice your tempo control!!

On-Line Tuner - The website www.flutetunes.com has a very accurate and easy to use tuner.

Woodson High School Bands - Everything you need to know about our nationally recognized high school band program. Photos, forms, schedules and more are available at this site.


Welcome...

to the 2013-14 homepage of
The Frost Middle School Band Program


Our Band Trip to Williamsburg is Friday, May 30!! Click HERE for the detailed itinerary.


It's time to sign up for Band Camp, held June 26 - July 10. Click on this link to visit our band camp website for details and an online application: www.frostrobinsonsummerbandcamp.com


Congratulations to the Frost band students who were selected to the 2014 All-District Band!!! Click HERE to see who made the band.


All students have been fitted for a band uniform. Please return the uniform contract with payment (payable to Frost MS) to Mr. Kosko promptly.

The uniform contract must be returned with payment by December 2. Click HERE for a copy of the uniform contract.


Click HERE for the band calendar. As the new school year begins, it is most important to print and view the 2013-14 band calendar. Please put these dates on your home calendar, as all concerts are a required part of a student's band grade.


Click HERE for general course requirements and logistics.

Each student received a calendar and course description sheet the first day of school. Please review these dates and requirements with your child.


 


Upcoming 2013-14 Events

 

Thur. May 22 - Pre-Trip Concert at Frost. 7:00pm. Click HERE for details.

Fri. May 30 - Band trip to Williamsburg. All day event. Expected cost is $115. Click HERE for the detailed itinerary.
 

Friday Sept. 20 - Frost Night at Woodson. 6:30 - 8:30. For 8th grade band members only. Click HERE for details.

Wed. Oct. 30 - Symphonic Band Concert at Frost. 7:00pm. Click 
HERE for details.

Thur. Dec. 12 - Band "Bookfair" Concert at Frost. 7:00pm. Concert I, II, III & Symphonic. Click HERE for details.

Fri. Dec. 13 - Frost Assembly Concerts. 7:30am. Symphonic Band ONLY. Students must report to school in full uniform. Bring school clothes to change into after our performances.

Sat. Jan. 11 - All-District Band Auditions at Robinson. This is a required event for Symphonic Band members; optional for all others. Audition times are posted 
HERE. Please note your block number and time.

Jan 30 - Feb 1 - All-District Band Event at Fairfax HS for those selected through auditions. Students who made the band have been given paperwork that needs to be returned to Mr. Kosko ASAP.

Wed. Feb. 5 - After school rehearsal for Symphonic Band ONLY. 2:30 - 4:30. The band will be rehearsing with professional musicians from the Fairfax Symphony and the Capitol Wind Symphony!

Wed. Feb. 19 - Pre-Assessment Concert at Woodson. 7:00pm. This includes all Frost band students. 

Click HERE for details.

Fri. Feb. 21 - 6th grade music assembly. Symphonic Band only. Students report to school in uniform.

Sat. March 1 - Assessment Concerts at Lake Braddock SS. ALL FROST BANDS participate. Details about this event are now available. Please click
HERE for the assessment schedule.

Sat. April 26 - Solo & Ensemble Festival at Lanier MS. This is a required event for 7th period Percussion Class. Optional for all others.