District Site

410 Central Ave. N.
New Prague, MN 56071

phone: 952-758-1700
fax: 952-758-1799


BEGINNERS: 5th Gr. Band 2018-2019

Greetings & Welcome to BAND!

1. Registration/Remind

Please fill out the information on the following link.


I communicate with families using the "Remind" service. Please sign up using the following links. Enter in your phone # to receive a text reminder the morning of a "band day" and other short reminders throughout the year.  

(Email reminders are also an option if you prefer to not receive a text.)

Eagle View Remind Code Info 

Falcon Ridge Remind Code Info

Raven Stream Remind Code Info


2. Band Materials

Please obtain all band materials (instrument, instrument accessories, book, portable music stand).  

All band students will start band & lessons the week of September 13, 2018.

Calendars & lesson schedules will be distributed to each classroom and student prior to the start of band.

Scholarships available for students (free/reduced lunch requirement).

List of Materials Needed for each Instrument 

 Tips on Renting/Purchasing Instruments 

Downtown Sound Rental Brochure  (2018-19)

Groth Music Rental Brochure (2018-19)

Music Mart Rental Brochure (2018-19, can order online)

 *Save your receipts for rentals/purchases for tax purposes. Keep the instrument serial # & brand name for your records at home.


3. Band information that was sent home

First Letter Home about Beginning Band! (sent in April 2018)

Save the Date: Band Open House Info (Mon., May 21)  (sent May 2018)

Second Letter Home:

  • (sent home after instrument try-outs in May 2018, & selected instrument marked by Mrs. Spindler)
  • Second letter home also included the above links on materials that are needed & tips on purchasing instruments.


4. Concert Dates (2018-19) & Info

Mark your calendars! 

5th Grade Showcase Night Performance (each building performing separately)

Falcon Ridge: Tuesday, December 11, 2018 - FR Gym

Raven Stream: Monday, December 17, 2018 - RS Gym

Eagle View: Tuesday, December 18, 2018  - EV Cafeteria


Panorama of Bands Concert - Sun., Feb. 24, 2019 @ 3pm - NPHS Gym (all buildings together)

All-District 5th Gr Band Concert - Tues., May 7, 2019 @ 7pm - NPHS Auditorium (all buildings together)


5. Questions/Concerns?

How to reach Mrs. Spindler

Please let me know if you have any questions or concerns. Emailing me is the best way to reach me.  Thanks!

My contact info: