Playing a musical instrument and participating in a musical organization fosters intellectual, creative, and personal growth. The study of music teaches responsibility, teamwork, mental discipline, creative problem solving, listening skills, and flexible ways of thinking. Our strings program provides every 5th & 6th grade student an opportunity to learn to play either the violin, viola, cello or bass.
Beginning strings is available to all 5th grade
students. In this class, students will learn how to assemble, care for,
and begin to play a string instrument. No previous instruction is
Advanced strings is available to 6th grade
students that have completed a full year of 5th grade strings or are
able to perform at an advanced level. Advanced strings not a recommended class
for students without previous string playing experience. In this
class, students will build on their fundamental skills and learn to play more
complex music in a variety of styles.