Åskollen School Band recruits children from Åskollen, Brandengen and Skoger schools in Drammen. Children from the age of 8 years old (3rd class) are allowed. Older children are of course also welcome. They can continue in the Band until they are 19 years old. Currently there are about 50 girls and boys in the Band.
The Band practices every Thursday between 1800-2015 (depending upon age) at Åskollen school in Drammen. The children play in separate bands based upon their age.
The children are also given private tuition at Drammen cultural school (downtown).
The yearly fee is 2.000 kr (1.000 kr per half-year), this includes instrument, tuition and uniform.
It is necessary for the parents to attend some fund-raising activities like the famous Flee Market (loppemarked).
The Band wants to offer a platform for good musical experiences combined with a fantastic social setting for both children and parents. Playing in a band like this gives a unique opportunity for children of all ages and both sexes to have a good experiences together.
If there are any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us: http://aaskollenskolekorps.no/default.asp?k=3917