Music in the Elementary School
Music in the Elementary school is varied and encompasses many musical skills: Vocal, Violin, Rhythm and Voice. Students actively participate in Music Education 4 times per week and have opportunities to participate in specialized after school classes and private Music Lessons.
4th grade Rotation: Students in the 4th grade - that most important transition year between elementary and Middle School - participate in a year long rotation of Music Education. Each student in the 4th Grade will spend a quarter in: String Ensemble, Choir, Drama and either Wood- Wind, Brass or Percussion Sectionals
Middle School Music
5th Grade: Students choose to either join the Band (Winds, Percussion), String Orchestra or Choir
Middle School Ensembles (6th-8th Grade):
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 opportunity to take both performance based, and academic based. Music education 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