External Links:

Getting Started

This website provides general information about beginning in band. This is not specific to BHHS or the Tumwater School District, but has great resources including practice tools, advocacy materials, and how to select an instrument!

The Black Hills Alliance for Music BY-LAWS can be found here!

we order a majority of our sheet music through JW Pepper. Many of the song titles have audio clips that you can listen to as well as one or two pages of the score. You can also find solo and ensemble music here!

BHAM Minutes

Tumwater Arts Calendar

Follow this link to see what's happening in the arts around the district.

This website has incredible research on the effect of music on the brain.

This site is fantastic for learning the fundamentals of music theory. There are also trainers so you can work on everything from note recognition to listening and identifying intervals and scales.

The National Association for Music Education has many interesting research articles about the benefits of music in a child's learning environment.

Teoria is a really helpful music theory website. It has tutorials, exercises, and articles. Check out the exercises to get some extra theory or ear-training practice!


The Washington Music Educators Association sponsors student events like All-State and Solo & Ensemble Festivals. Here you can find useful information about music education in Washington.