2022 Workshop Information

Workshop Dates:     Week 1: May 31st-June 3rd (T-F)
                               Week 2: June 6th-10th (M-F)

Workshop Location:  Kennedy Middle School

  • Workshop Session Information

    Beginning Band Session (8:00a-10:00a)

    · Open to students from grades 5-8

    · No musical experience or knowledge is necessary...we give you the tools to learn and understand music fundamentals right away (notes, rhythms, and terminology)

    · Get a head start on learning the specifics of your instrument in a fun, active atmosphere.

    · One-on-one and small group instruction with experienced clinicians as well as large ensemble playing

    · Learn and practice the requirements to enter one of the advanced bands next year

    · Open to advanced band members that wish to learn a second instrument

     Advanced Band Session (10:00a-12:00p)

    · Open to students from grades 6-8 with 1 or more years of experience

    · Learn and perform advanced musical techniques and literature in a full ensemble setting

    · Work in small group and one-on-one sessions on All-County and All-State Band requirements with experienced clinicians

    · Learn advanced fundamentals and music theory concepts—Advanced tone production, advanced finger/slide techniques, note and rhythm reading

     Jazz Ensemble Session (12:00p-1:30p)

    · Learn and perform basic and intermediate jazz styles including swing, Latin, and rock

    · Understand the fundamentals of improvisation and jazz music theory

    · Open to advanced band members on Sax, Trumpet, Trombone, Bass, Guitar, Piano and Drum Set as a primary or secondary instrument. (Requires enrollment in Advance Band Session)


Fee and Payment Information: (all fees include insurance)
One 2-Week Long Class Fee:  $90 (Beginning, Advanced Bands)*
Two 2-Week Long Class Fee: $130 (Jazz Band must be taken w/ Advanced Band)*
Please make checks payable to:
Hope for North Brevard OR HNB
Payable on first day OR Mail To:
Michael Sperr
c/o Kennedy Middle
2100 N. Fiske Blvd.
Rockledge, FL 32955
* Please contact Mr. Sperr if you are in need of financial assistance (sperr.michael@brevardschools.org)
Registration Deadlines and Processes:
Deadline for registration:  Friday, May 27, 2022 (Early Registration Encouraged)
Deadline for payment:  Tuesday, May 31, 2022
Register online HERE 
Instrument Choice/Rental:
  • Have an instructor walk you through choosing the best instrument for you.  Come to the Selection Night and discover your "right fit."  ***ALL BEGINNING BAND PARTICIPANTS MUST COME TO THIS EVENT or MAKE OTHER ARRANGEMENTS WITH STAFF
  • When/Where:  Tuesday, May 24th 5:00 pm/Kennedy Middle Band Room (enter on Eyster Rd car loop)
  • Who:  The Horn Section (band)
PLEASE SUBMIT ANY QUESTIONS OR CONCERNS TO:  sperr.michael@brevardschools.org