Q. How many concerts do you play every year?
A. We have 2 concerts per year in the Spring and at Christmas, which are free and open to the public.

Q. What is the tuition?
A. The tuition for 2017-18 was $250 for one child, $225 for an additional sibling, and $200 for each additional sibling (3rd, 4th, 5th, etc.) after that.

Q. What instrument can my child play?
A. Only band instruments (wind, brass, percussion; no strings or piano)

Q. Does my child need his/her own instrument?
A. Yes, as well as a stand and the appropriate level instruction book requested

Q. Can we join for only part of the year?
A. It is possible to register and start at any time. But it is a full year program. It is not possible to withdraw during the year.

Q. What kind of music do you play?
A. Traditional and classical music
 
Q. What age does my child need to be?
A. We have bands from 3rd grade til the end of high school. See our page Our Bands for more information.

Q. Where can I buy an instrument for my child?

A. Sometimes we know people selling second hand instruments. You can also find some on Craig's list and in music stores depending on the price you can afford.

Q. Can I just drop off and pick up my child(ren) after practice?
A. No, every parent is required to contribute and help the association (being in the room during practice, cleaning, helping set up, etc.)


Q. What are some music stores around?
A. Evola Music (Canton)
7170 North Haggerty Road
Canton, MI 48187
(734) 455 4677

Evola Music (Bloomfield Hills)
2184 Telegraph Rd
Bloomfield Hills, MI 48302
(248) 334 0566

Anderson Music (Dearborn)
650 North Telegraph Road
Dearborn, MI 48128
(313) 278 0100

Anderson Music (Farmington Hills)
39293 Grand River Ave.
Farmington Hills, MI 48335
(248) 477 3800


Cameron's Music 
15630 Middlebelt Road
Livonia, MI 48154
(734) 513-7080


Q. What other activities do you have so the children can know each other better?
A. We ask that all families arrive by 12:45 so the kids can chat as they set up and warm up. Additionally we have occasional Fun Days.


Q. How much do you charge for concerts?
A. The concerts are free!


Q. Can parents play if they know an instrument?
A. Yes, parents are encouraged to take part in the practices and the concert if they know how to play an instrument or learn to play with the Alpha Band if they don't know but want to learn. (Concert Band is by audition only.)