General Music with Mrs. Cawley

Music class provides a welcoming, joyful classroom experience where students begin to develop a lasting appreciation and understanding of music.

"The arts enable personal, intellectual, social, economic, and human growth by fostering creativity and providing opportunities for expression beyond the limits of language." ~Mission Statement of The New Jersey Core Curriculum Content Standards for Visual and Performing Arts

NAfME National Standards for Music Education

Singing, alone and with others, a varied repertoire of music.

Performing on instruments, alone and with others, a varied repertoire of music.

Improvising melodies, variations, and accompaniments.

Composing and arranging music within specified guidelines.

Reading and notating music.

Listening to, analyzing, and describing music.

Evaluating music and music performances.

Understanding relationships between music, the other arts, and disciplines outside the arts.

Understanding music in relation to history and culture.