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Posted in General News | Posted on 06.22.2017

Instruments of Praise Homeschool Bands and Orchestras offers Beginner Band (no experience needed), Intermediate Band, or Advanced Band once a week! Also, Intermediate String Orchestra, Advanced String Orchestra and Full Honor Orchestras. Classes are held in Spring, Northwest Houston, Oak Ridge, The Woodlands,and Katy. For more information or to register for these classes please visit www.instrumentsofpraise.org

Instruments of Praise Homeschool Bands and Orchestras will be at the Texas Homeschool Coalition Convention held July 20-22nd at the Woodlands Waterway Marriott 1601 Lake Robbins Dr. The Woodlands, TX 77380 . On Thursday , July 20th the vendor hall will be open from 5-7 P.M. free of charge for the public to visit the vendor booths. He will have beginner band instruments there for your student to try with Mr. Paul Sommer, the director of Instruments of Praise! The instruments in the beginner band are flute, alto sax, clarinet, trombone, trumpet and bell kit (percussion). If you are interested in attending please email him at [email protected]

If you are unable to come to the convention, Mr. Sommer would invite you to a band drive held on July 25th or August 8th.They will be held at his home studio at 3303 Sunlight Hill Lane, Spring, TX 77386. He will be auditioning new advanced band and orchestra players and trying instruments with interested beginner band students. Contact him at [email protected] or call 832-813-8901 to set up a time for your child or children to be a part of this band drive.

Spring 2017 Rehearsal and Concert dates

Posted in General News | Posted on 03.03.2017

THE PUBLIC IS INVITED TO ATTEND THESE FREE CONCERTS LISTED BELOW! COME AND ENJOY THE HONESCHOOL BANDS AND ORCHESTRAS!

Beginner Band- Combined rehearsal –Monday, April 17, 2017 -7:00-8:00 P.M. at Founder’s Baptist (Gym) 24724 Aldine Westfield-Spring, TX 77373
Concert ( all beginner band students) – Tuesday, May 9, 2017 – 6:30 P.M. at Lindale Assembly -503 Reid St. Houston, TX 77022
Concert (Kardia/Woodwood location beginner band and recorder class only) –Tuesday May 2, 2017 7:00-8:00 P.M.at Windwood Presbyterian Church – 10555 Spring Cypress Road- Houston, TX 77070

Intermediate Band-
Combined rehearsal –Monday, May 1, 2017 – 7:00-8:00 P.M. at Founder’s Baptist (Gym) 24724 Aldine Westfield-Spring, TX 77373
Concert-Tuesday, May 9, 2017 at 7:30 P.M. at Lindale Assembly -503 Reid St. Houston, TX 77022

Advanced Band-
Combined rehearsal-Monday, May 1, 2017 -8:00-9:00 P.M. at Founder’s Baptist (gym) 24724 Aldine Westfield-Spring, TX 77373
Concert- Tuesday, May 9, 2017 at 8:15 P.M. at Lindale Assembly -503 Reid St. Houston, TX 77022

Full Honor Orchestra-
Combined rehearsal- Monday, May 1, 2017 at 5:30-6:30 P.M. at Founder’s Baptist (Foyer) 24724 Aldine Westfield-Spring, TX 77373
Houston Concert Band Competition- Saturday, May 6, 2017 at 11:00 A.M. at Episcopal High School – 4650 Bissonnet Street, Bellaire, Texas 77401
Full Honor Orchestra and Advanced String Orchestra Party- Saturday, May 6th after competition at 12:30-4:30 P.M. at the Sommer’s home
Concert- Monday, May 8, 2017 at 7:30 P.M. at Lindale Assembly -503 Reid St. Houston, TX 77022

Advanced String Orchestra-
Combined rehearsal- Monday, May 1, 2017 at 4:30-5:20 P.M. at Founder’s Baptist
(Foyer) 24724 Aldine Westfield-Spring, TX 77373
Houston Concert Band Competition- Saturday, May 6, 2017 at 10:30 A.M. at Episcopal High School – 4650 Bissonnet Street, Bellaire, Texas 77401
Full Honor Orchestra and Advanced String Orchestra Party- Saturday, May 6th after competition at 12:30-4:30 P.M. at the Sommer’s home
Concert- Monday, May 8, 2017 at 7:30 P.M. at Lindale Assembly -503 Reid St. – Houston, TX 77022

IOP Open Houses to Tryout Instruments -Sign up today!

Posted in General News | Posted on 06.06.2016

Instruments of Praise Homeschool Bands and Orchestras would like to invite you and your family and friends to an OPEN HOUSE. If you have a child who is 9 years old or older who is interested in learning to play a band instrument, bring them by so they can try the trumpet, trombone, flute, clarinet, alto saxophone or the bell kit! There will be beginning bands at various locations around the greater Houston area for students who have no experience with their instruments. If your child has played before, stop by so that Mr. Sommer can evaluate which level of band or orchestra they would be able to join. Instruments of Praise offers three levels of bands – beginner, intermediate, and advanced. There are also three levels of orchestra – intermediate, advanced and full honor orchestra. For more information and class schedules, please visit www.instrumentsofpraise.org or contact Paul or Brenda at 832-813-8901 or email us at [email protected]

Students who are 9 years old and up will be able to try out the instruments on Tuesdays, June 14, July 12, and August 9 from 10-6 p.m. at Mr. Sommer’s home studio 3303 Sunlight Hill Lane, Spring, TX 77386. Instruments of Praise will also have a booth at the THSC convention at The Woodlands Marriott July 21-23rd where your student can try instruments as well! Call 832-813-8901 today to reserve your time for a tryout with Mr. Sommer.