Beginning band & orchestra for grade 4/5 students:

parents should come to the music room on Curriculum night, Thursday September 13 at 6:30-7:00pm to get information about the instrumental program from Mr. Pendergrass.

Returning band & orchestra student in grade 5:

we will start rehearsals the week of September 17.

Intermediate Orchestra for 5th grade– first rehearsal is Wednesday Sept 19, 12:30-1:10.

Intermediate Band for 5th grade– first rehearsal is Thursday Sept 20, 1:40-2:25.

Please bring your instrument and band/orchestra book to school on those days.

Choir for grades 2-5 is offered after school on Tuesday and Thursday. You need to register through the PTA enrichment process. Details at

Checkout FP_Music_Online for more music resources from Mr. Pendergrass

Dear Fairmount Park Families-

Mr. Pendergrass has set-up a new online music notebook for students and families. This will give you access to all kinds of music resources for all things music at Fairmount Park in an easy to navigate OneNote portfolio. You can check it out here:

You’ll find links to audio files for band, choir and orchestra; details about upcoming concerts; resources for classroom music about recorders (grade 3), guitars (grade 4) and keyboards (grade 5) available online anytime.



Blues Night- April 4, 2018 7pm.

*Brass players for Blues Night: Go here for your music.

You are invited to attend our second annual Fairmount Park Blues Night!  Concert scheduled for Wednesday April 4, at 7pm in the lunchroom. This will be a 30-40 minute concert and audience participation event of some soul searching, toe tapping, blues music!

Students from the intermediate band and 4.5 Choir will be performing along with the “Falcon Allstars Blues Band” (aka *FABB), featuring FP parents and teachers playing blues music on bass, drums, guitars and keyboard that evening.

Dress up as your favorite blues artist or character and join us for a fun evening!

Choir starts again the week of January 15 2018

Dear choir 2.3 and 4.5 families, just a reminder that choir starts the week of January 15th. There is no choir until that time as mentioned at the concert and hopefully in an email that you received. Also, you do not need to sign up for choir for this round of enrichments if you have already been in the choir. I look forward to seeing you after the Martin Luther King holiday. Thank you!

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