Mr. Patrick Kennedy
    Instrumental Music Teacher

  • Welcome to Instrumental Music at JFK!

    We have four performing ensembles at JFK:

    (4th Grade) Beginning Orchestra and Beginning Band begins in November and meet once a week before school to rehearse for our concerts.

    (5th Grade) Intermediate Band and Intermediate Orchestra meet weekly before school in October to prepare for our concerts.

    5th Grade Concerts: Winter Concert - 1/23/20 at 7pm, Spring Concert 5/28/20 at 7pm

    4th Grade Concert: Spring Concert - 4/30/20 at 7pm


    Students who would like to participate in the New York State School Music Association (NYSSMA) Solo Festival in the spring must register in January.  More information under the NYSSMA tab. 

  • BAND:
    Band instruments include flute, oboe, clarinet,

    saxophone, trumpet, french horn, trombone,

    baritone, tuba, and percussion

    Orchestra instruments include:

    violin, viola, cello and string bass