Music Department Curriculum

District 65's Music Mission Statement

Music Education promotes self-expression, creativity, problem solving, communication, and both independent and collaborative musicianship. As a community of teachers and learners, we strive to make connections between:

CREATING music through imitation, exploration, notation, and improvisation

PERFORMING music in solo and ensemble settings that includes playing, singing, improvisation, and movement

RESPONDING to music through listening, movement, analysis, and evaluation

CONNECTING music to its cultural, societal, and historical contexts and the greater community