After-Sch Lessons

Steven Holgate
Elementary Teacher
Governor Mifflin Intermediate School


After-School Music Lessons

for 4th Grade

(and yes, it is really this simple)

Steps to participate in the

Winter/Spring 2014 Governor Mifflin After School Music Program


1.  Be in 4th grade.

2.  Think about 2-3 instruments that you may like to learn and play.

3.  Come to a Music Discovery Night (Mon 1/14/13 & Wed 1/16/13; 6:00-8:30PM) and try those instruments.

4.  Choose one instrument to take lessons on and practice at home.

5.  Get an instrument and lesson book.  (either rent or buy. We will have information available.)

6.  Enroll in the program.  ($60 to GMSD)  Registration form.

7.  Start lessons on the week of February 4th, 2014.

8.  Lessons meet almost every week.  Check calendar HERE.

9.  Play your first concert on May 2nd and show off to the world what you have learned.

10. In 5th grade, be ready to rock it out in the GMIS band or orchestra!


2014 Calendar for GM After School Music


Jan T 14th & W 15th   Music Discovery Nights, GMIS Music Suite, 6:30PM – 8:30PM

Jan 21st                        Rental commitments and forms are due to Loser’s Music Store

Jan 30th                        Approximate Musical Instrument Deliveries from Loser’s Music

Feb 4th, 5th, 6th             First lesson cycle begins  (all lessons run from 3:30-4:30PM)

Feb 11th, 12th, 13th       Second lesson cycle

Feb 18th, 19th, 20st       Third lesson cycle

Feb 25th, 26th, 27th       Forth lesson cycle

Mar 4th, 5th, 6th            Fifth lesson cycle

Mar 11th, 12th, 13th      Sixth lesson cycle (half way)

Mar 18th, 19th, 20th      Seventh lesson cycle

Mar 25th, 26th, 27th      Eighth lesson cycle

Apr 1st, 2nd, 3rd            Ninth lesson cycle (ensembles, band and orchestra)

Apr 8th, 9th, 10th          Ninth lesson cycle (ensembles, band and orchestra)

Apr 15 – 24                No lessons.  Spring Break.  Home practice.  

Apr 29th, 30th May 1st             Tenth lesson cycle (ensembles, band and orchestra)

May 7th  (Wed)           Governor Mifflin “Show and Tell Concert for After School Music Program”

                                    6:20PM Call – seating and short dress rehearsal

                                    7:00PM Concert Begins


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