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Music2017-12-12T15:48:59+00:00

Creating harmony through a wide range of experience

Music students may work in a wide range of instrumental and/or vocal areas. In all courses, study includes:

  • Music history

  • Theory

  • Technique

  • Composition

  • Performance skills

Exploration and opportunities hit a high note

Students will have opportunities to work with professionals and benefit from large and small group ensemble work as well as sectionals on individual instruments.

Sequential studies in strings, vocal and jazz are available. All courses except explore and level 1 require the recommendation of the instructor.

  • Ensembles

  • Performance preparedness

  • Recording techniques

Black and white music symbol drawing

Music coursework

Music explore

Use music vocabulary to articulate the qualities of vocal and instrumental performance.

1 semester

Music level 1

Intended for beginning level vocalists and string musicians.

Full year

Music level 2

Perform in small and/or large ensembles, in keys with up to three sharps and flats and their relative minor.

Full year

Music level 3

Perform in small and/or large ensembles, read and understand music in keys with up to four sharps and flats and their relative minor.

Full year

Music focus

Prepares for a college or professional audition, teach/mentor another student or ensemble and communicate on a professional level in any type of musical situation.

Full year

Acappella choir

Extend and refine theoretical understanding and technical skills.

Full year

Chorus

Extend and refine theoretical understanding and technical skills.

Full year

Music theory

Designed to enhance music skills and basic music fundamentals; recommended for students in a musical ensemble.

Full year

Recording arts technology (1, 2)

Essential skills and knowledge to produce quality audio projects.

Jazz band level 1

For students beginning a new instrument.

Full year

Jazz band level 2

Perform in large jazz ensembles, small jazz combos and classical chamber ensembles.

Full year

Jazz band level 3

Understanding of how jazz music blends within the larger historical and cultural framework of society.

Full year

Jazz band focus

Prepare for a college or professional audition, teach/mentor another student ensemble and communicate on a professional level in any type of musical situation.

Full year

“Where words fail, music speaks.”

HANS CHRISTIAN ANDERSEN

Music faculty and staff

Luke Brockman, teacher
Luke Brockman
Salena Walker

Hitting all the right notes.

Participate in a wide range of musical choices.