This course helps develop students’ vocal skills within the context of a large choral ensemble in which they perform a variety of styles of repertoire. Choir is an ensemble-based course in which students work together as a team to develop their vocal skills.  Choir members work on proper vocal technique, rehearsal skills and learn a well-rounded background in music fundamentals.  Each student develops independent singing and reading skills to attain a high level of musicianship and confidence.  Students will explore a variety of styles of music, including world music, art songs, contemporary music, and pop music.  

This course helps students develop techniques for playing brass, woodwind, and percussion and their ability to perform a variety of concert band literature styles. Band is for students who play an instrument and will work to develop rehearsal, performance and music reading skills and fundamentals necessary to attain a high level of musicianship and confidence. Students will explore a variety of musical styles.  There will be several opportunities for performances each year, including field trips and small ensembles.                   

This course helps develop students’ technique for playing strings along with woodwind, brass, and percussion. This course emphasizes collaboration through rehearsal and performance experiences in creating and responding to music.