Concert Band

Concert Band is for students interested in playing brass, woodwind, and percussion instruments.  We play music of different genres and tempos to encourage students to develop technique in a variety of styles. The Concert Band performs in the school’s music program concerts held in the winter and spring.  Students of all levels are welcome – prior band experience is not required.

  • Meets: Monday and Friday 3:15PM to 5:30PM and Wednesday 2:15PM to 4:30PM
  • Open to students in grades 4th through 9th
  • Fee: $275 | plus $100 instrument fee for percussionists or if you rent a brass instrument through school

Michael Caruth: Director of Bands and Music Enrichment


Instrument Rental

IMO owns 4 trumpets, 2 mellophones (marching version of horn), and 4 baritones that are available for rent on a first come, first served basis. The instrument rental fee is $100 for 10 months (August through May) which is significantly lower than other rentals in the area ($25 per month). If you would like to rent one of these instruments for the school year, please email:

Beginning band students may choose from the following instruments: clarinet, saxophone, trumpet, trombone, mellophone, horn, baritone, or percussion.

Concert Band Uniform for Performances

Students in concert band are required to wear black pants (not denim) or black skirt, black shoes, and a button down shirt or blouse of any solid color for all performances. Polo style shirts and t-shirts are not permitted.

How to Join – Request Information

Interested in joining one of our ensembles or need additional information about 2018 – 2019? Please complete the form below


Please fill out the following form if you are registering for Concert Band