Elementary Classroom Music
From Kindergarten to Grade 6, all students attend Elementary Classroom Music, where they learn fundamental music concepts and apply this knowledge in many activities - listening, performing and creating.
Students in grades K - 5 receive one hour of instruction per week, usually presented in two 30 minute classes. 6th graders receive one 30 minute class per week; most also choose to receive additional music instruction by joining 6th Grade Band & Orchestra.
Classroom Music teaches:
appreciation of music of
varying styles and cultures
For specific classroom music curriculum descriptions by grade, you may download a pdf of A Parents Guide: What Your Child Will Learn, Kindergarten to Grade 6 from the ASD website under forms & publications. (Type EE #002 in the number box, click the search button, then download form.)
Many elementary schools have before or after-school performing groups such as choir or recorder ensembles. Contact the classroom music teacher at a particular school for more information.
Festivals & Honor Groups