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During the pandemic, SBA is offering a variety of Online programs for band musicians of all ages, Band Directors and community band leaders.

We have regular FREE weekly workshops on various topics.  Join our Tune Up Tuesday mailing list to receive notifications and links to sessions:  Webinar Series

We also offer FREE master classes, rotating through Brass, Woodwind and Percussion with special guest clinicians.  Band musicians of ANY age are welcome to join a session.  To sign up for our Master Class notifications and links click:  Master Classes

NEW Online Programs

Semi-Private Lessons - Online - 6 Week Set

Want to improve on YOUR Band instrument?  Sign up for 6 weeks of semi-private Lessons NOW

Cost: Only $60 

Thanks to generous support of the G. Murray and Edna Forbes Foundation and the South Saskatchewan Community Foundation, the SBA is providing dedicated band students anywhere in Saskatchewan with an opportunity to receive semi-private online instrument specific instruction.

Thanks to the funding support, the 6 week lesson set is being offered at a significant Discount

We have limited space available.  The half-hour semi-private lessons will take place on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 4:30PM - 7:30PM beginning the week of March 29 & concluding the week of May 10 (with the Easter Break week off)

Participants will sign up for a 6 week set of lessons on their preferred day.  The exact time of the lesson will be provided by SBA once all registrations have been received.  Lesson time could be at any point within the 4:30 - 7:30pm lesson timeslot.  Most often Junior lessons will be scheduled earlier and Intermediate/Advanced a bit later.

The Semi-Private Lesson Set provides:

  • Top quality instruction from our SBA Clinician Bureau team - experts on each instrument
  • 6 weeks of 30 minute online sessions [no session during Easter Break Week]
  • Targeted instruction for EACH student
  • Most importantly - a chance to PLAY your instrument! 

    The program will be delivered entirely online with one virtual lesson per week. Participants must have at least 6 months of instruction in Band or on their instrument.

    Registration Deadline:  March 27, 2021

    Registration Deadline:  March 27, 2021

    To Register

    Step 1:  Log in to your Band Family or other SBA Account. 

    Need an Account? Join for FREE HERE 

    (note: parents must create accounts to register children. Registrations are then tied to "family" accounts.)

    Step 2:  Select your preferred DAY - click on the buttons below to Register:

    6 Lesson Set - MONDAYS

    6 Lesson Set - TUESDAYS

    6 Lesson Set - WEDNESDAYS

    Questions? 

    Let us help at   info@saskband.org

    Financial Assistance is available for those in need. 

    If you wish to participate in our online courses, but cannot afford the fee please register without making the final payment.  Complete our Financial Assistance Application to let us know you are requesting help.  

    Intro to Music Theory - Online 6 Week Course

    Let Music Theory make YOU a Better Band Musician

    Cost:  Only $60

    Join SBA Clinician Robin Tinani for this fantastic, energetic 6-week Intro to Music Theory course designed to give students the tools they need, in order to gain a deeper understanding of their music.

    Learning music theory helps students understand how music is written, and how to interpret musical notes. When it comes to learning an instrument, music theory teaches students to understand the importance of notation, keys, scales, intervals, pitch, melody, harmony and more.

    The 6-week course will cover:

              • Treble & Bass notes, the staff & how to use a piano keyboard
              • Time signatures & note values
              • Key signatures & scales
              • Chords & arpeggios
              • Melody Writing
              • Analysis

    Want to know a bit more?  Check out this video intro:  Robin's Intro to Music Theory

    Registration Deadline:  March 28, 2021

    To Register

    Step 1:  Log in to your Band Family or other SBA Account. 

    Need an Account? Join for FREE HERE 

    (note: parents must create accounts to register children. Registrations are then tied to "family" accounts.)

    Step 2:  Click on the button below to:

    Register for Music Theory


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