Launch Pad Band - 6th Grade band members
    Challenger Band - 7th & 8th Grade band members
    Both groups perform together and will have several rehearsals together.

    Jazz Band Auditions will be in November.

    Percussion Ensemble will begin late November/early December.


    Lessons will begin the week of September 26th.
    A lesson schedule will be emailed and distributed in school to all band students on or before September 22nd.
    If you would still like to have your child sign up for band, please contact Mr. Clark at clarkj@oaklandschoolsnj.org.
    Beginners are always welcome as well!
    Please add my email address to your address book so that you do not miss any important information; I send out weekly e-mails with reminders ad updates.
    Looking forward to a GREAT year!

    Concert dress requirements

    • Concert Black
      • Black dress and black shoes, OR black pants and black shoes with a black blouse/top, OR black button down/collar shirt and black shoes, socks, and tie.  Ties can be black or colorful. Jackets are optional, but should be black if opted for.
      • Please do NOT wear colors other than black (except ties)
      • Please do NOT wear jeans, t-shirts, sneakers, or clothing other than the above required outfit unless absolutely necessary
      • All clothing MUST conform to the school dress code as well


    Extra help is available on an as needed basis. Please contact me via email to make an appointment if needed.