Beginning Band is open to anyone who is interested in playing a band instrument: flute, clarinet, saxophone, trumpet, trombone, euphonium, tuba, bass guitar, and percussion. All instruments are provided. Students will spend the first week of school trying all the instruments before making a selection. No experience is necessary to be successful in the band. Every student will be competent to join the advanced band or DPHS band by the end of the year depending if the student is in 7th or 8th grade. Students play in three or more performances during the year.