• 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