Our SJC Band program is lead by Mr. Craig Hirotsuka also known as "Mr. H."   Mr. H teaches recorder as part of the music curriculum in Grade 3 as well as directing our beginning, intermediate, and advanced band ensembles.

Band is open to students in grades 4 to 8.  Beginning band students may choose:  flute, clarinet, trumpet or trombone.  Contact Mr H if you would like to play sax, drum, French horn, Baritone horn, or other wind instruments.

  • Beginning Band: Wednesday & Fridays 10:15 – 10:45 am (Recess)
  • Intermed. Band:  Mondays 10:15 – 10:45 (Recess) & Weds 10:45 – 11:15
  • Adv. Band: Weds 12:15-1:05 (Lunch)  ** 12:30 – 1:15pm on MINIMUM DAY WEDNESDAYS

Our preferred instrument rental program is with West Valley Music (650) 961-1566.

For Instrument Rental and Band Registration information, please see the Information Packet below.  The packet contains:

  • SJC Band FAQ is a comprehensive overview of the program and associated fees and contains detailed instructions.
  • SJC Band Registration is the registration form to turn into the school office along with your band tuition payment.
  • SJC Band Info Night flyer contains more information about our annual Band Info Drop In night aimed at 4th and 5th grade families where students can try out various band instruments and meet Mr. H before registering for band.
Kama Belloni,
Aug 30, 2019, 4:45 PM