St. Thomas has two bands open to 5th-8th grade students, our Beginning Band and our 6th-8th Comet Band.
In Beginning Band, students have the opportunity to learn a woodwind, brass, or percussion instrument. No previous music instruction is necessary. Beginning Band meets once a week before school and beginning band members also receive one 30 minute small group lesson each week during the school day. Our Beginning Band performs at two concerts during the year, one in December and one in May.
Our 6th-8th grade Comet Band meets twice a week before school, and students receive one 30 minute small group lesson during the school day. The Comet Band also performs at our two concerts, as well as at some school assemblies and special events. The St. Thomas Band also has the opportunity to perform at the Spring Arts Celebration at the Courthouse.