Band and Orchestra School Year program

Join the Band and Orchestra! Mount Olivet offers this fun musical after school program in partnership with Burroughs Community School, for 4th and 5th graders who are beginners or who have some experience playing an instrument. Students learn to play their instruments in sectionals and as large groups. Instruction includes general music concepts which are reinforced through games and group activities. 

Classes are held at Mount Olivet Lutheran Church on Thursdays from 3:45-5:15pm
REGISTER NOW for 2013-14 school year

Burroughs Students Tuition:

  • With district-owned instrument $435 for the school year
  • With student-provided instrument: $400 for the school year
  • Books are included in tuition

Gold Band:
   Director: Cari Gregerson 
   Assistant Director: Mike Mello
 Blue Band:
   Director: Adam Rossmiller   
   Assistant director:  Gus Sandberg
   Director: Michelle Persian 
   Assistant director:  April Wickland
Section leaders:
   Dana Donnay
   Pete Hennig


Band and Orchestra Calendar 2013-2014

  • Thursday, August 22, 4:00-5:00 pm:  “Meet the Teacher Night” at Burroughs-an opportunity
    for students to meet the band/orchestra directors and try out instruments
  • Wednesday,September 11, 5:30 and 6:00 pm: Curriculum night in the media room at
    Burroughs- an opportunity for parents to learn about the band/orchestra curriculum. 
  • Thursday, September 26, First day of band/orchestra
  • Thursday, October 17, No band/orchestra
  • Thursday, November 28, No band/orchestra
  • Thursday, December 19th, Gold band & Blue band "Showcase"  4:45 in rooms 391 & 394
  • Thursday, December 19th, Orchestra "Informance" beginning at 4:45 in room 486
  • Thursday, December 26 and January 2, 2013, No band/orchestra
  • Thursday, April 3, No band/orchestra
  • Thursday, April 17, No band/orchestra
  • Thursday, May 1, Last day of band/orchestra
  • Tuesday, May 6  Final Concerts
       2:00pm for Burroughs students, 
        6:30pm for Family and Friends
        Burroughs Community School gymnasium