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Extra-Curricular Music Programs

Thomas Jefferson offers multiple extra-curricular music opportunities both before and after school.

Chorus

TJ offers an after school chorus opportunity for 5th grade only. The chorus meets after school on Mondays from 4:00 - 5:00pm. 

Beginning Band

TJ offers a morning band program for fourth and fifth graders. Usually, they perform two concerts in winter and in spring. Many students continue in band through all their years, culminating in the annual GMHS Spring Band Trip.

This year 4th grade students and 5th grade students beginning band for the first time are eligible to sign up for beginning band. Band meetings will be held virtually and students should fill out the interest form {Select Link} to get updates. More information can also be found in our welcome letter {Select Link}.

Advanced Band

TJ offers a morning band program for fourth and fifth graders. Usually, they perform two concerts in winter and in spring. Many students continue in band through all their years, culminating in the annual GMHS Spring Band Trip.

5th grade returning band students are eligible for 5th Grade band and will meet virtually in small groups with like instruments each week. Please sign up for 5th grade band here {Select Link} and read our welcome letter {Select Link} for more information.

Band Boosters

Please join the FCCPS Band Boosters program which supports the bands at all the schools. If you would be interested in serving as a liason for TJ, please see the Volunteer area of the website.

Consider taking lessons through the Band Boosters Lessons Program. This program is not for profit and offers inexpensive lessons with top musicians in the area. Scholarships may be available from the Band Boosters.

Instrument Rental Information 

Rental information from our local music store Foxes Music on S. Washington St. can be found here. {Select Link}