• Unit 5 Band and Orchestra

    Welcome, Fourth Grade Families! 


    Unit 5 is excited to offer Instrument Exploration, an event where students have the opportunity to try up to four instruments!  Instrument Exploration will take place at Normal WEST High School on May 20 and 21.  Please arrive at 5:15 PM on the evening for which you preregistered.  The event will wrap up just before 8:00 PM, and families should plan to attend for the duration of the event.  We look forward to helping your student select an instrument for fifth grade band or orchestra!


  • Have Questions?

    Please email Ryan Budzinski if you have questions about the fifth grade instrumental music program.

    The music faculty is looking forward to welcoming your students into the Unit 5 instrumental music program!



    Jennifer Bolton, Lauren Romero, Tricia Ogdon, Ryan Budzinski, and Ben Luginbuhl

    Instrument Exploration Committee and Unit 5 Music Chairs


    Best Communities for Music Education seal from the NAMM Foundation

    Since 2022, the NAMM Foundation has designated Unit 5 as one of the nation's Best Communities for Music Education.