Two, 30-minute classes per week in which students learn, in addition to singing, basic music theory and explore world cultures.
The recorder is introduced in 4th Grade using Recorder Karate.
4th and 5th Grades also explore the genres of opera and Broadway.
The choir performs a winter concert and participates in the Maxwell and Gunter tree lighting ceremonies in early December. In the spring, the fine arts come together for Night of the Arts, a celebration of the students' accomplishments in art and music.
Band is one of the electives offered to the middle school students. It is one class for all levels.
The goal of the ensemble, while making music, is for each student to learn how to listen to others and work as a team to create a great sound.
If a student and/or parent feels more direction is needed, lessons may be set up with a private instructor of choice.
There are just 5 simple rules in music class:
Make sure I have permission.
Use materials and instruments with respect.
Sing! Sing! Sing!
I will do my very best.
Caring and courteous to all.
A community partnership enabling students to fulfill dreams and reach their highest potential.
Whatever it Takes!
All students will improve mathematical problem solving across the curriculum.
All students will improve written communication across the curriculum.