Home School Band of Kansas City was started as a way to bring home schooled children together in a group band setting. Although home school students can easily take one on one lessons, there is a certain experience playing in a group that can’t be matched with private instruction.


General Information

  • Beginning Band is for students age 10 and above.
  • Cadet (Intermediate) Band is for those with prior experience.
  • Concert Band is our highest band and requires an audition to become a member.
  • Bands will rehearse once a week and will have a concert at the end of each semester.
  • Rehearsals will be in the Instrumental Rehearsal Room of the Pillsbury Music Center on the campus of William Jewell College. NEW LOCATION FOR SPRING 2021--Claycomo Baptist Church   312 E. Longfellow St., Kansas City, MO 64119
  • Beginning Band rehearsals are Wednesday 10:00-10:45 AM.
  • Cadet Band rehearsals are Wednesday 11:00 AM-11:45 PM. 
  • Concert Band rehearsals are Wednesday 9:00-9:45 AM.
  • The bands have 2 semesters (September-December & January-April).
  • Student/parent information events, including an instrument open house, are planned for August 25 and September 1, 2021 9:00-11:00 AM in  the Instrumental Rehearsal Room of the Pillsbury Music Center on the campus of William Jewell College  TO BE DETERMINED Continue to check the "Current News" for updated information. There will be instrument rental information available if needed.
  • Tuition is paid at the beginning of each semester.  The cost is $135 for the first student, and $125 for each additional student per family.  Fall 2021 Tuition will be increasing to $150 to cover additional insurance requirements. There will still be a $10 discount for siblings. There is also a one time $30 registration fee  per student due at time of enrollment which covers the method book and more.
  • Please use the “Contact Us” form on the right to ask any questions. We would love to hear from you!

Meet the director

Our director, Angela Witt, has a BS degree in Instrumental Music Education, and worked in both the Belton, MO and Lees Summit, MO school districts as a band director B.C. (Before Children). Angela stepped away from the public schools once she became a mother, but has always stayed involved in the band community, including the Spirit of Independence Concert Band in Independence, MO as well as the Kansas City Wind Symphony. She has taught private lessons for over 20 years to various levels of band students, and continues to provide lessons in her home studio.