Music at Neary

Stay safe, and stay musical!

Mission Statement

The teachers of the Northborough Southborough PreK-12 music program believe that music is a natural part of the development of children and should be an integral part of students’ lives. Music provides opportunities for students to explore and understand complex ideas through aesthetic expression. Students become productive and joyful citizens through a life-long relationship with music. The foundation of our program embodies the following Core Values:

  1. Build Community through:
    • Inclusivity and instruction for all students
    • The aesthetic, academic, and social-emotional aspects of a well-rounded education
    • A sense of belonging in the classroom, school, local and global communities
    • Life balance and fulfillment
  2. Foster Collaboration through:
    • The social and academic skills of working with others towards a common goal
    • Opportunities for interdisciplinary and multi-age connections
    • An emphasis on a cooperative effort
  3. Promote Creativity through:
    • Self-expression
    • Hands-on learning
    • Experimentation and exploration
    • The development of confidence and resilience
  4. Encourage a Culture of Excellence through:
    • Accountability and problem-solving
    • Ownership and self-discipline
    • A rich and joyous lifelong relationship with the arts
    • The development of empathic citizenship
    • High artistic standards