Music is the sovereign domain of education because rhythm and harmony find their way to the soul.
Music is an integral part of the human spirit, one of the measures of civilization and a vital part of the school culture. We believe it is important to provide opportunities for our children to develop musically to the highest possible measure through the best of song literature, a variety of instruments and performance groups, the highest quality listening experiences, teaching skills, materials and activities sequenced the way children learn. Our low teacher/student ratio is extremely beneficial for music students of all levels.
In the Lower School, small classes meet two to three times weekly to allow each child to sing, play instruments, or perform. The curriculum offers strong integration of multi-cultural influences, adjunct instructors are available for instrumental lessons and visiting artists perform for children throughout each school year. Much of the music for band is written or arranged by our own faculty, and band directors perform instrument maintenance and repairs on campus.
In Middle and Upper Schools, a wide variety of music electives are offered, providing performance opportunities throughout the year in ensembles as diverse as contemporary band, orchestra, and choir. The students' musical talents are promoted through school and community performances, and practice rooms are available to interested students.