Music education is the education of human feeling through the development of a responsiveness to the aesthetic qualities of sound. Performance classes provide intimate contact with these expressive qualities. Students who have participated in the music program should demonstrate a knowledge of music as a creative art form in a historical and cultural context , and understanding of the structural elements of music and a relevant eye, ear and hand oriented musical skills.Any exceptions to the course prerequisites, selection process, ensemble membership and/or auditions must be approved by the Music Department Chair.
The Music Department-Band offers a variety of courses which include:
- High School Band
- Jazz Band
- Music Theory And History I, II, III, IV
Music classes are a full-year commitment and can not be added/dropped at semester.