Edwardsburg Public Schools Bands


On this page you should find important information for upcoming events and some general items that need to be mentioned. For more specific details, see your child's specific band page.

2014-2015 Section Leaders

Flutes- Samantha Dhoore, Abigail Smith

Clarinets- Taylor Kramer, Meredith Mayfield

Saxophones- Jake Carrico, Moriah Praklet

Low Reeds- Noah McGivern

Trumpets- Shawn Burton, Jhared Jackson

Trombones-Alex Freshour, Franklin Brown, Cayla Haney

Low Brass- Mitchael Evans, Camron Crennell

Drumline- Dylan Rogers, Conor Crennell

Sideline Ensemble- Christine Wagner, Leah Hanstra

Be sure to mark your calendars for the Section Leader Meeting on July 29th from 10am-2pm! See you soon!

Band Camp Dates are set! Band Camp is August 4-8, from 8:00am -5:00pm.

More details on band camp will become available soon on the High School page.

Our Program

The Edwardsburg Public Schools Band Program has six performing ensembles.  Student enrollment in these six bands exceeds 400 students.  Bands include four grade level bands from 5th-8th grade as well as a 9-12 HS Band and a 9-12 Jazz Band.


Our Mission

Our mission is to provide each student intellectual and creative instrumental music experiences expressed through emotional and artistic communication.


Our Philosophy

The fine arts should be a vital part of the educational process. In a civilization stressing scientific achievement, material wealth and specialization, the fine arts contribute greatly toward the maintenance of a proper cultural balance. As one of the areas of the fine arts, instrumental music also has as its primary purpose the improvement of the quality of life of the individual. This is accomplished by helping students acquire the skills of musical communication, thereby providing yet another means of sharing ideas with others. For many students, music is the most feasible and enjoyable means of communication available to them. As an expressive art, instrumental music requires growth in physical, intellectual, emotional and aesthetic areas.


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