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    Summer Music Opportunities

    Stay connected to music instruction over the summer with the Summer Music Program and Seattle All-City Band!

    Summer Music

    The Summer Music Program is a way for students to continue their music learning during the summer months. The program is designed for students entering grades 5-9 (fourth grade completed). Students must have completed at least one year of instrumental instruction. Teachers are certificated public school music teachers. All sheet music is provided by the program.

    2020 Dates: 
    To be determined-usually the week after the last week of school.
    All sessions run 9 a.m. to noon, Monday-Friday

    To be determined


    • Beginning, Intermediate, and Advanced Band
    • Beginning and Intermediate String Orchestra
    • Jazz Band
    • Instruction in piano and guitar are not offered during Summer Music
    • All sheet music is provided by the program


    • Technique classes, small ensembles, recess time with choice of activities, assemblies, plus last-day pizza party.
    • Evening Concert: Session concludes with an evening concert on the last Thursday of the three week session, featuring all performing groups.


    • Tuition for the full 3 weeks is $280 (scholarships are available )
    • Tuition for Partial Attendance for one or two weeks: $20 per day


    • Pre-registration is required and full tuition must be received by July 1, 2020. No on-site registration.
    • A 50% minimum deposit is due with registration.
    • Operation of Summer Music sessions is contingent upon sufficient enrollment.
    • Summer Music Tax ID number: 91-6001541.
    • Submit the photo release form and fill out the bottom portion of the registration form, as well as the student health form and student medication form (one form per child). Detach and enclose a check or money order made payable to Seattle Public Schools. Print student's name on lower left of the check.

    Mail to:

    Seattle Public Schools Summer Music Program, MS 32-302
    P.O. Box 34165
    Seattle, WA 98124-1165

    Additional Information please contact:

    Gail Sehlhorst

    Seattle All-City Band

    Established in 1951 by the Seattle Public Schools, the All-City Band has a reputation for excellence in music education, student leadership, and entertainment. The band brings together students from schools throughout the greater Seattle area to entertain in upwards of 20 parades and community celebrations each summer.

    To register for All-City Band, go to:

    For additional information, please contact: