Music Department

  • Students will experience enrichment of life mentally, physically, socially, and emotionally through enjoying and appreciating worthwhile musical activities.
  • Students have the opportunity to participate in musical activities and performances.
  • Students will experience music of American culture and the use of music in American life today.
  • Students will experience opportunities leading toward a nonprofessional lifetime association with music and leading toward a career in music through specialization.
  • Students will be able to strengthen other areas of learning through correlated musical activities.
  • Students will be able to use their own unique imagination, emotion, and energy in creating and expressing music.
  • Students will value the personal satisfactions that are achieved through increased ability to interpret musical communication.
  • Students will experience music associated with other cultures.
  • Students will know the function of sound and silence in music and the many ways it has been and may be used to communicate ideas, feelings, and moods.
 
Department Co-Chairs
Mr. David Cooper (Secondary)
CooRob@wilsonsd.org
610-670-0180 x 5147
 
Mrs. Donnasue Thompson (Elementary)
ThoDon@wilsonsd.org
610-670-0180 x 3063

Middle School Requirements and Course Offerings

Band- Students in grades 6,7 and 8 may sign up for this class.
Orchestra- Students in grades 6, 7 and 8 may sign up for this class.
Chorus- Students in grades 6, 7 and 8 may sign up for this class. 
(Any combination of the above is available) 
General Music- ALL students in grades 6 and 7 are required to take this class. 
Elective- Students in grade 8 may sign up for this class.
 
 

High School Course Offerings

 
Symphonic Band- All students may sign up for this class.
Orchestra- All students may sign up for this class.
Concert Choir- All students may sign up for this class. 
(Any combination of the above is available)
Guitar I- Any student may sign up for this class.
Piano I- Any student may sign up for this class.
Piano II (NEW COURSE)- Any student who has successfully completed Piano I or with teacher approval may sign up for this class. 
Introduction to Music Theory- Any student may sign up for this class.
AP Music Theory- Any student who has completed Introduction to Music Theory may sign up for this class.
 

Last Modified on November 21, 2013
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