Advantages to being a member:
- An opportunity to learn and to enjoy playing as part of a group of competent and congenial musicians.
- We have our own rehearsal hall. Stands and chairs are provided, and we can leave our music out.
- Assistance in improving musical skills is available from the music director and senior musicians.
- Some large instruments are available on loan.
- There is no membership fee.
- Participation in indoor and outdoor concerts.
- Refreshments are provided at rehearsals.
- Uniform shirts and caps are provided.
- Members have a voice in selecting the music and running the band.
Responsibilities of being a memeber:
- To attend all rehearsals and concerts, except for serious reasons.
- To arrive in time to warm up and be ready at the appointed time - at least 15 minutes before rehearsals and 30 minutes before concerts.
- To show respect to the music director by not talking or playing while he is talking, and by being ready to play and to stop playing when indicated.
- To maintain one's instrument in good condition, and to practice at home.
- To respect and contribute to the cleanliness of the band room by putting garbage in the containers provided - not on windowsills, filing cabinets or the floor.