Hillcrest Music Department
Welcome To The Hillcrest Music Department
Mrs. Margaret Winters - Chorus
Mrs. Jennifer Winschel - Orchestra
Mr. Thomas Whitmoyer - Band
We welcome Mr. Dan Wabno as a Student Teacher from the University of Bridgeport. He will with Mr. Whitmoyer beginning in late October.
We also welcome Mr. Austin Schmidt from Western Connecticut State University, who will be observing our music classrooms this Trimester.
Watch our Instrumental Performances here! - https://youtu.be/q_k7Og5p4TE
Watch our Choral Performances here! - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hBg1R7Ze6vQ&feature=youtu.be
Click on the individual pages above to learn more about each Ensemble/Class.
Click on our "Calendar" under "More" to see our rehearsal schedule and events we have.
Click on "Music Advocacy" under "More" to understand why Music Education is Important to You
Check out this recent video on the "Harmony Project",
an research-based initiative that brings
Music Education programs into inner city school districts.
Another great example of the power of music, and the correlation between
Music and Academic learning.
And here is another good video that discusses how Music affects your brain;
We stand for making everyone physically, mentally and emotionally safe.
Hillcrest Vision Statement
Hillcrest is a community where everyone:
Our school will be dynamic learning community of responsible individuals
who strive for excellence and contribute to society.
Hillcrest Mission Statement
The Hillcrest community seeks to promote excellence through high expectations and appropriate learning activities that will enhance the lives of all students,
encourage responsibility, and advocate accountability to enable them to build the knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary to be successful, contributing
members of a changing global society.