• Mr. Corey Brackin is Caln's band director.  Students in 4th and 5th grades are eligible to participate.  Spring band rehearsals will begin in January for the May Spring Concert.

    Please contact Mr. Brackin for more information - brackinc@casdschools.org


    As part of the curriculum in the Coatesville Area School District, instrumental music lessons are offered to 4th and 5th grade students who want to learn to play a band or orchestral string instrument.  During the regular school day, students who participate in the instrumental music program will receive one thirty-minute lesson per 6-day cycle.  As students become proficient on their instruments, they will be invited to join the before school band or orchestra.


    The Caln School Band meets before school once a cycle on Day 2 mornings, from 8:00 a.m. to 9:15 a.m., in the Caln School gym.   Our 2nd year players begin band in November and focus on music for the District-Wide Instrumental Winter Concert (rehearsals off campus and at night).  In January, our 1st year players join the morning band rehearsals, once they have passed the performance assessment for the band. From January through May, the band prepares for the annual Caln School Spring Concert.   

    TEACHER BIO:  Mr. Corey Brackin, Band Director, Caln Elementary School


    I began my instrumental music career at King's Highway Elementary School. I continued with participation in the North Brandywine Jr. High Band, Jazz Band and Orchestra, where I met my musical mentor, Mr. Edward Irwin, also a product of the Coatesville Schools. I spent my high school years participating in The Red Raider Marching Band, Concert Band, Jazz Band and Orchestra. I also represented Coatesville in the PMEA sponsored District and Regional-All State Band Festivals for three years. I continued my musical journey at West Chester State College (University) and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Music Education - Instrumental Concentration.


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