Music in the Elementary School
Students actively participate in Music Education four times per week, studying Vocal, Violin, Rhythm and Voice. They also have opportunities to participate in specialized after school classes and private Music Lessons.
4th Grade Rotation
The 4th Grade is the most important transition year between Elementary and Middle School. Each student in the 4th Grade will spend a quarter in: String Ensemble, Choir, Drama and either Wood- Wind, Brass or Percussion Sectionals.
Students choose to either join the Band (Winds, Percussion), String Orchestra or Choir.
Students in the 6th-8th grades will have the opportunity to take various ensemble based performance classes including: Band, Jazz Band, Orchestra, Choir and “Team Time” class periods which include our Show Choir, Percussion ensembles and Spirit Band.
High School Music
Students in the High School have opportunities to take both performance based, and academic based Music courses both during the school day and after school. These Fine Arts Music Classes include: Band, Choir and String Orchestra, as well as: Jazz Band, Show Choir, Full Symphonic Orchestra, Music Appreciation, Music Composition, IB Diploma Program in Music (1 & 2), Soundwave Percussion Theatre, Percussion Ensemble and Marching/Stand Band.