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Welcome to the Bellarmine Parochial School Band sponsored by Bellarmine Preparatory School!

Program Information 2019-2020

Cost: Cost for band will be $45 per month.
Schedule: Each school has two bands (Beginning and Advanced) and each band has two 50-minute rehearsals during, before, or after the school day each week. Twice a month there will be evening rehearsals for the advanced band at Bellarmine. Beginning band will also have some evening rehearsals, but only around concert time.


Ms. Hope Bales - Ms. Bales is the Head Band Director for the Bellarmine Parochial Band. In addition to being the primary teacher for in-school rehearsals, she will lead the evening combined rehearsals at Bellarmine.

Mr. Casey Whitson - Mr. Whitson is Director of Bands at Bellarmine Preparatory School. With the Parochial Band, he will be acting as assistant director and part-time band director with Ms. Bales.

Mr. Frank Lewis - Mr. Lewis is the Music department chair at Bellarmine Preparatory School where he currently teachers all choirs and orchestra. During his time at Bellarmine, he has also served as Band director. Mr. Lewis will join Ms. Bales and Mr. Whitson in teaching the combined evening Parochial Band rehearsals.

St. Charles Borromeo Catholic School Band Rehearsal Schedule

The band class schedule is listed below. Band classes will be held before and during school in the robotics/band portable on the southeast side of campus.

Beginning Band (4th-5th grade): Mondays 8:25 a.m. - 9:15 a.m., Wednesdays 7:30 a.m. - 8:20 a.m.

Advanced Band (6th-8th grade): Mondays 7:30 a.m. - 8:20 a.m., Wednesdays 8:25 a.m. - 9:15 a.m.