Longfellow Elementary Music

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Longfellow Elementary Music Department Mission Statement:

The mission of the Longfellow Elementary Music Department, a dedicated ensemble of caring and creative professionals, is to instill in all students:

  • A lasting enjoyment, appreciation, understanding and love of music
  • Positive character traits and skills necessary for life-long success and
  • The desire to celebrate and respect diversity.

We will ensure this by:

  • Providing opportunities to perform, listen, interpret, and express vocal and instrumental music, individually and in ensembles
  • Teaching students to read, write and create music
  • Immersing students in the study of a wide variety of musical genres
  • Understanding our students’ individualized needs and
  • Creating nurturing environments which include leadership and mentoring opportunities that build a sense of empowerment.