Band Announcements

Congratulations to all the Prairie Wind band students who participated in the area concert and the Prairie Wind Spring Concert! You had outstanding performance! I am so proud of the progress everyone has made this year! 

All band students will turn in OPS music, Sound Innovations books and/or instruments on Tuesday, May 15th. This will also be our End of the Year Band Celebration Day! Students do NOT need to bring instruments or Sound Innovations books that belong to them on May 15th.

 The last practice check is also scheduled for Monday, May 14th. 

-Mr. Cosby

Prairie Wind Band Schedule

Band Lessons Today- pm
Start Date/Time:
Monday, February 26, 2018
End Date/Time:
Monday, February 26, 2018
Recurring Event:
Recurring Event Every 1 week(s) on Monday until 3/5/2018 (total 2 events)
Importance:
Normal Priority
Description:
Owned by Tom Cosby On Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Prairie Wind Band Documents

 Title Description
Band Registration FormDownloadThis is the form all students must complete if they want to be in band this year. Please return the form to Mr. Cosby as soon as possible.
Overview of Band LessonsDownloadThis document describes the basic concepts that are taught in the elementary band lesson at Prairie Wind.
Band Calendar- April/MayDownloadThis calendar will help students remember when to bring their instruments to school for band lessons. Please post this calendar in your home to help your child remember! Students will also keep track of their practice time on this calendar.
The Principal's Own Achivement ProgramDownloadThis document explains the achievement program and how students move forward in rank as they learn more skills on their instruments. There are also bonus achievements that can be learned (outlined on the 2nd page).
Rank Advancement ChartDownloadThis is the chart students will use to keep track of their rank advancements and bonus achievements for the Principal's Own Achievement Program.
1st Quarter Band NotesDownloadThis letter is to keep parents/guardians informed about band lessons. Information about conferences and the Winter Program is included in this letter.
2nd Quarter Band NotesDownloadThis letter inform parents about the sheet music we will be loaning to students during the 3rd quarter. Please sign and return as soon as possible.
3rd Quarter Band NotesDownloadThis letter informs parents about conferences, reminders about sheet music, and dates of possible upcoming performances.

How to Contact Mr. Cosby

Phone #: 402-659-2618

School #: 402-491-0859

Email: thomas.cosby@ops.org  

Band Lessons at Prairie Wind

Welcome to the Prairie Wind Band webpage! I am excited you have chosen to visit and learn more about band lessons at Prairie Wind... please feel free to explore this webpage to find out more about band lessons. The overview of band lessons document at the bottom of the page explains in detail the concepts that are taught at Prairie Wind in elementary band lessons. The calendar to the right shows the days there are band lessons. Please refer back to it often as I typically update the calendar at the beginning of each month. 

If you have any questions, concerns or you are just curious about your child's musical experience in band lessons, feel free to contact me at any time! My contact information is just below...

Happy Practicing!

Mr. Cosby