Frequently Asked Questions

When do the sessions begin and end?
May I join in January?
May I start mid-session?
I understand that the ensembles are non-auditioned. How much experience/musical knowledge do I need to join?
May I come and watch a rehearsal or two?
Will you be welcoming and non-judgmental if I come to a rehearsal?
My work/other responsibilities would cause me to miss a number of rehearsals. Is this a problem?
Are the fees prorated for people who start late?

Will I have to do fundraising or volunteer work?
Do I need my own instrument to join a band?
Do you accept members younger than 18 years of age?