Band

Students will gain an appreciation and a general knowledge of music through the challenge of playing an instrument. Students will learn the fundamentals of music and will be given the opportunity to perform. Students are advised to have their own instrument although some instruments may be available from the school on a limited basis. Students in band are required to participate in all activities and performances.

Handbells

This class is designed to teach students an appreciation for music through performance on hand bells. Students will learn performance practices, technical aspects of hand bells, and music terminology through the study of music. Handbell students are required to participate in all activities and performances. This is a yearlong class with no option to drop after the sixth week.

Concert Choir

Students will discover the world of music through hands-on experience in a choral ensemble. Musical terminology, rhythmic figures, and reading skills will be learned to further enhance this experience. The concert choir is a performing group and students are required to participate in all activities and performances.

Chorale

This course is open to choir members. Sight-reading, basic vocal production, and singing are stressed in preparing for performances. This group is selected by audition. All performances and traveling are obligatory once accepted into the course. This is a yearlong class with no option to drop after the sixth week.