Instrumental music is taught once a week to those students who wish to participate in the IHM music program. Any student in grades 4-8 can join the band. Fees are paid directly to the school for the program. Schedules are given to the students at the beginning of each semester.
Eaglet Beginner Band: Open to any student in grades 4-8 wanting to learn to play an instrument. Students will learn how to hold the instrument, play scales, read music, and play beginnings of songs. Students in Eaglet Band will perform during school and evening concerts.
Eagle Concert Band: Open to students with at least 1 year of band experience or instrumental lessons. Students will continue to develop good playing technique, learn more notes, fingerings, rhythms, dynamics, and slightly more advanced pieces of music. Students will perform during school and evening concerts as well as community events throughout the year.
Instruments offered at IHM: Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Saxophone, Trumpet, Trombone, Euphonium, Tuba, Snare Drum, Bass Guitar