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District clarifies use of musical instruments

We are aware that there has been miscommunication and confusion regarding the student use of the district’s musical instruments for the 2017-18 year. We apologize for this.

To clarify, there will be no change during the current school year in the use of band and orchestra instruments owned by Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191.

The distribution of band and orchestra instruments for the 2017-2018 school year in District 191 for grades 5-12 will be:   

Students invited to explore band at ‘instrument petting zoo’

Fourth-graders in Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191 are invited to attend one of two “instrument petting zoos” hosted by elementary band directors on May 2 and 3.

At the events, students will be able to try different instruments with the help of staff members. Parents will have time to ask questions and get more information about fifth-grade band in District 191.

District 191 to host Celebration of Young Musicians Festival

Elementary school music teachers in Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191 are hosting the second annual Celebration of Young Musicians Festival at Edward Neill Elementary on Saturday, April 23. The festival is open to students in grades 4 through 6 whether they attend District 191 schools or not.

Attendees will sing four songs together. There will also be classes on drumming and folk dancing.