Beginning Band

Rising 5th or 6th Grade Beginning Band Instrument Placement

Next opportunity for Rising 5th or Rising 6th Grade students will be able to try the BAND instruments Flute, Clarinet, Sax, Trumpet, and Trombone!  Along with the Percussion (Drums and Bells).  4-7 PM on Thursday, July 15, 2021.


DIRECTIONS!  The Dorman Band room is located on the main campus just to the left of the fountain in front of the Fine Arts Center.  Take the 1st immediate right, then quick left when you arrive on Dorman Campus.  The Band Room is to the left of the fountain on the corner.  Look for the Bright GREEN signs!


Please review the available times below and click on the button to sign up for one time slot. Come during the first half of your time slot to try the BAND instruments! Flute, Clarinet, Saxophone, Trumpet, Trombone, or Percussion.


We look forward to meeting you July 15, 2021 from 4-7 PM!

Date: 07/15/2021 (Thu.)


Time: 4:00pm - 7:00pm EDT


Location: Dorman High School Band Room
Email Mr. Bruce with any band related questions.  [email protected]
Rising 5th Graders online form
Rising 6th Graders online form  

Joining the Beginning Band is fun!  In 5th Grade Beginning Band meets twice a week for 45 minutes and in 6th Grade Beginning Band is taught everyday!  Both levels are taught by our highly skilled and dedicated Band Directors! 

All safety guidelines and procedures will be in places as we help students get placed on instruments during the spring and summer months!  We start Beginning Band during the first week of school! 

Questions?  Email Dave Bruce, Spartanburg District Six Band Coordinator [email protected] 

Enjoy our Meet the Band video series about the different Beginner Band instruments!  

What is Band?

What is the Clarinet?

What is the Trumpet?

What is the Saxophone and Percussion?

What is the Trombone and Flute?

Final What is Band Video

Parents go here to see a video about starting in Beginning Band! 

Students, check these videos out to see which instrument you might want to start on!







Check out our Middle School Band programs to see what your child has in store!