Pre-Registered Silver Oak Band Families
(If you have not preregistered your child for band, please visit
Band Registration to submit your form and payment)

Silver Oak PTO is pleased to announce that we have found an amazing new band director, Andrew Boyd, and we are ready to launch our After School Band program.

At this time, we ask that you please read the updated Band Information, and complete payment of $150 to complete registration of your student for the Band program at Silver Oak.

Payment can be submitted via either Check or PayPal (credit).


Please note: Submission of payment is your confirmation that you have read the band information in the above link, and that you understand the information provided about the program. Once the program begins, refunds will not be processed.

Check - Please make payable to "Silver Oak PTO" & reference "Band" and your child's name on the check memo line. You may deliver your check in an envelope marked "Silver Oak Band" either via your child's teacher, or directly in the PTO mailbox in the office. You may also opt to mail your check to: Silver Oak PTO, 5655 Silver Creek Valley Rd., #116, San Jose, CA 95138


PayPal - Complete the information below and click the "Pay Now" button to submit payment online.

Enter Student's Full Name
Enter Teacher's Name

All pre-registered students that complete payment prior to 10/18 may consider themselves confirmed for their first choice instrument.

REHEARSALS:
Rehearsal assignments will be as follows:
THURSDAYS, starting 10/18
12:45 - 1:45 - Beginning Flute & Clarinet
1:45 - 2:45 - Beginning Brass & Percussion (Trumpet, Trombone, Tuba, Alto Sax, Drums)
2:45 - 3:45 - Advanced Band & Percussion

Rehearsal times and groupings may be adjusted on Thursdays as the year goes on, with notice. Additional rehearsals may be added as the Spring Concert approaches.

Please contact Band Director, Andrew Boyd, with any questions.

MATERIALS NEEDED:

All students will need to have
YAMAHA BAND STUDENT, BOOK 1
for their specific instrument
(approximately $7.99)

Flute
Cleaning rod
Cotton cloth
Music stand (optional for home)

Clarinet
Cleaning swab and/or pad saver
Cork grease
Mouthpiece brush
3reeds (size 2)
Thumb cushion (optional, but good!)
Music stand (optional for home)

Alto Saxophone
Cleaning swab and/or pad saver
Cork grease
3 reeds (size 2)
Music stand (optional for home)
(Make sure that the neck strap has sufficient padding for comfort)

Trumpet
Valve oil
Slide grease
Mouthpiece brush
Music stand (optional for home)

Trombone
Slide oil (for playing slide)
Slide grease (for tuning slide)
Mouthpiece brush
Music stand (optional for home)

Tuba
Valve oil
Slide grease
Mouthpiece brush
Music stand (optional for home)

Percussion
1pair of sticks (size 2B)
Snare Drum
Drum pad (optional for quieter practicing, min. 8 inch size)
Music stand (optional for home)

Silver Oak Elementary School

  • 5000 Farnsworth Drive
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  • San Jose, CA 95138
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  • Phone: 408-223-4515
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  • Fax: 408-223-4540
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