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Instrumental Music District Instrument Return Information - Please Read!


In just a few short weeks we will begin the process of collecting your child's instrument, if they borrowed one from school. We have select sites for them to be returned, representing all areas of the school district. If you borrowed a music book from your school, you can drop it off at the same time. Although you may not see your school listed, you can drop your instrument off at any of the eight schools at the day/time listed below. 


Instrument Return Dates & Times

Tuesday, May 26th (10a- 12p) @ Tynes Elementary, 735 Stanford Ave., Placentia

Tuesday, May 26th (1-3p) @ Morse Elementary, 431 E. Morse Ave., Placentia

Wednesday, May 27th (10a-12p) @ Golden Elementary, 740 E. Golden Ave., Placentia

Wednesday, May 27th (1-3p) @ Topaz Elementary, 3232 Topaz Lane, Fullerton 

Thursday, May 28th (10a-12p) @ Travis Ranch Elementary, 5200 Via de la Escuela, Yorba Linda (Please enter off of Yorba Linda Blvd).

Thursday, May 28th (1-3p) @ Fairmont Elementary, 5241 Fairmont Blvd., Yorba Linda

Friday, May 29th (10a-12p) @ Rio Vista Elementary, 310 N. Rio Vista St., Anaheim

Friday, May 29th (1-3p) @ Melrose Elementary, 974 Melrose St., Placentia


Note: If you rented an instrument from a local retail store, you will return the instrument directly to them. Be sure to call them for directions on how/when to return your instrument.


Elementary music instruction is provided to all 4th, 5th and 6th grade students in the Placentia-Yorba Linda Unified School District. Classes are taught during the school day by credentialed music educators in the areas of band, strings and vocal music.

Provided on this website is information about your child’s music teacher(s), local music vendors, instrument information, music class schedules and much much more! We look forward to working with your students and expanding their educational experience! Simply scroll  down and/or click on a tab on the menu to the right to learn all you need to know about our program.
Please check out this promotional video about the music programs in our school district:

Beginning Instrumental Parent Meeting

On Monday, September 9, 2019 at 7:00 pm, at Lakeview Elementary School in their Multi-Purpose Room, we will have  a meeting for all parents of students who are staring either a band or a string instrument for the first time this year. It is a chance to meet your student’s music teacher and find out more information about our program. If you missed the meeting or have any further questions you can contact your student's music teacher through their elementary school or you can visit the music teacher page on this site to get the contact information for your student's music teacher.  

Elementary Music Recruiting Assemblies

Each year, the first two weeks of school, our elementary music staff presented an assembly at each of our 21 elementary schools to demonstrate the instruments, tell the students about the program and to let the students know about their options for music class that year! Here is a photo of one of those assemblies!

Elementary Music Brochure

Please click the appropriate PDF below for a printable copy of the of the brochure that was handed out at our elementary music assemblies. This brochure has much of the information you and your student needs for this upcoming year of music classes including the choices your student has at each grade level and much more!
Instrument Insurance

If you would like to purchase insurance for the instrument your student is using for our program please click the link below.

Instrumental Music Method Books needed for music classes
  • 5th and 6th grade band students need: Accent on Achievement book 1 by John O’Reilly and Mark Williams.
  • 4th, 5th and 6th grade string students need: All for Strings book 1 by Gerald Anderson and Robert Frost.
  • 6th grade string students also need: All for Strings book 2 by Gerald Anderson and Robert Frost.
In addition, all instrumental music students, playing a band or a string instrument, need to have a 1/2 inch 3-ring binder for additional music we hand out in our music classes.

You can purchase the method books from our local music retailers or online.