Frequently asked questions
WHO CAN PARTICIPATE?
Students 4th - 12th Grades may participate.
Parents must be members of J.A.H.E.
All levels of musical experience are welcome!
WHAT CLASSES ARE AVAILABLE?
Choir class for grades 4-12.
Beginning and intermediate band classes are available for 4th-12th grades.
Classes will include ear training, theory and music appreciation.
HOW MUCH DOES IT COST TO PARTICIPATE AND WHAT DOES IT INCLUDE?
The cost to participate is $75 per student, per semester. This includes both choir and band.
PARENTS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR INSTRUMENT COST OR RENTAL. ALSO, REEDS, OILS ETC...
If students are in choir only, the tuition in $60 per student, per semester.
~ Books/music for band will be provided (borrowed).
~ Choir music will be provided.
~ Each band member should have their own portable music stand and need to carry it with them each week. (These stands are lightweight and inexpensive and fold neatly to slip into a music bag.)
~ Limited instrument rentals available for 30$ per semester. Please ask for details.
~ Performances in 2 choir/band concerts
- Solo, and ensemble performance opportunities at Presentation Night at the end of the school year.
More to come!
WHERE ARE THE CLASSES HELD?
New Living Christian Church
1000 Blackman Rd.
*see map below
WHEN DO THE CLASSES TAKE PLACE?
Classes take place every Thursday.
CLASSES TAKE PLACE ON THURSDAYS*
Please make every effort to be punctual and prepared for weekly rehearsal.
Each band student should have their instrument set to play and be in their seat by class start time.
Private instrument or voice lessons are optional and scheduled by each family.
*No classes Thanksgiving day, Winter break is 4 weeks, the Thursday before Easter is off for Spring Break.
HOW DO WE COMMUNICATE?
WHAT'S NEW TAB
CHECK THE "WHAT'S NEW" TAB ON THIS WEBSITE FOR THE UPCOMING EVENTS AND IMPORTANT NOTIFICATIONS.
A NEWSLETTER WILL BE SENT OUT BY EMAIL TO ENSURE EVERYONE IS UP TO DATE.
COMMUNICATION WILL BE MADE WEEKLY THROUGH OUR FACEBOOK GROUP PAGE.
IF YOU NEED ASSISTANCE LINKING YOUR FACEBOOK NOTIFICATIONS TO YOUR EMAIL SEE A BOARD MEMBER.
IF YOU DO NOT USE FACEBOOK, LET A BOARD MEMBER KNOW SO WE CAN EMAIL YOU WITH UPDATES.
THE QUICKEST WAY TO GET A HOLD OF THE DIRECTOR IS THROUGH TEXTING OR EMAIL.
*Weekly classes meeting at New Living Christian Church, 1000 Blackman Rd. Jackson, MI