Instrumental Music at Horace Mann School
The Horace Mann School Instrumental Music program is available to all the 5th & 6th graders. First year students attend one 30 minute like-instrument group lesson per week and one 50 minute large group rehearsal after winter break. Second year students attend one 30 minute small ensemble lesson per week and also participate in the full band after winter break. The band typically performs 2 concerts in the spring; one during the school day for the students and an evening concert in another location. Additional performing opportunities may be available for our second year members. Instrumentation in the band includes: flute, oboe, clarinet, bass clarinet, alto saxophone, tenor saxophone, French horn, trumpet, trombone, baritone, tuba and percussion. To see a photo album of all the instruments, click here.
Alan Sollenberger, Instrumental Music
Horace Mann School is a K-6 elementary school nestled in St. Paul's Highland Park community and is known for academic excellence & total personal development focused on individual students. As a learning community where high expectations for every child are nurtured in a caring and supportive environment -- the school is highly respected for its exceptional teaching staff, its diversity, the gifted and talented program, test scores among the highest in the district, and academic enrichment opportunities. Horace Mann is a friendly, caring, and safe environment for learning and enjoys the enthusiastic support of committed families who participate in a myriad of volunteer activities on behalf of the school.