Classroom Music Grades 1-4
In the Classroom Music program, students learn to...
- Create music by learning, shaping and improvising music with their voices and instruments;
- Listen to music by experiencing and describing its effect, as well as describing and analyzing its components and context;
- Transform music by expressing sound through movement, acting and visuals.
For grades 3 and 4, students may choose to participate in the Strings Class, in place of Classroom Music. The Strings program offers the opportunity to learn either violin, viola, or cello in a group setting.
Classroom Music Grades 5-9
In grades 5 through 9 all students continue Music Class together, following the Middle-School curriculum. The school's extracurricular music program offers several opportunities for students continuing with string instruments.
- Musical Theatre
- Recorder Class
- Student Groups
- Private Instruction
Our After-School Music programs are open to all students, as well as parents and teachers. It includes grade 5 & 6 String Class (for continuing students) Junior and Senior Orchestra, Choir, musicals, private lessons (winds, strings & voice), and more. Between the school's various music programs, the GISSV Community benefits from a rich array of regular music performances.