Beginners are often drawn to the band by the prospect of getting a shiny new instrument and being able to play some of the music they recognize. Within the first few weeks the novelty of the instrument wears off and the beginner realizes that learning to play requires work. At that point all the skills and tools of a talented director are needed to hold the student's interest.
This form can be utilized when students are looking to drop-out of the band program. The pages have been locked in MS Word so that all you have to do is to fill out the form, print and send to the parent/guardian of the student.