Music - Program of Studies


Our Vision: It is our intention to develop students who are confident performers, imaginative and critical thinkers, capable of interpreting and communicating the aesthetic qualities of music and able to appreciate the world of music.


GENERAL MUSIC PROGRAM


ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

Grades K-5

Vocal & Instrumental Music; Musical Improvisation; Musical Composition & Arrangement; Reading & Notating Music; Analysis and Critique of Music; Music Appreciation and History

(Standards-Based w/Increased Sophistication in the Grade Progression)


MIDDLE SCHOOL

Grades 6-8

Vocal & Instrumental Music; Musical Improvisation; Musical Composition & Arrangement; Reading & Notating Music; Analysis and Critique of Music; Music Appreciation and History

(Standards-Based w/Increased Sophistication in the Grade Progression)


HIGH SCHOOL ELECTIVES

Grades 9-12

Band
Chorus
String Ensemble

Classic Guitar
Music History
Music Theory and Technology
Voice Lab



PERFORMANCE MUSIC ENSEMBLES


ELEMENTARY SCHOOL PERFORMING ENSEMBLES

Grades 3-5

Band (Grades 4-5)
Chorus (Grades 4-5)
Orchestra (Grades 3-5)


MIDDLE SCHOOL PERFORMING ENSEMBLES

Grades 6-8

Band
Chorus
Jazz
Orchestra


HIGH SCHOOL PERFORMING ENSEMBLES

Grades 9-12

Band
Choral
Jazz
Orchestra