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Welcome to the Instrumental and Choral Music Program!
The purpose of the instrumental program in School District 28 is to provide every student with an opportunity to learn to play an orchestra or band instrument to the best of his / her ability.
The school district recognizes that a private / semi-private lesson approach is the best format to reach this goal, and this is the primary component of the program.
instruments are available to students in grades 3-8 and
instruments are available to students in grades 4-8.
The study of
music is incorporated into the general music program in all of the elementary schools. All students are offered the opportunity to participate in and experience choral music and performing during the Winter Sing. Each elementary school produces an age appropriate musical during the spring.
Winter Sing Curriculum (Revised in 2011)
Junior High Level
Students have the opportunity to join the 6th Grade Chorus, which meets twice a week during lunch and performs in three school concerts each year. The chorus is open to all sixth grade students and builds a foundation of singing and performance skills.
Seventh and eighth grade students have the opportunity to audition for the
Northbrook Junior High Concert Choir
. Students in the choir explore a variety of different musical styles and learn advanced multi-part harmonies.
Music Parents Club
The Music Parents Club
includes all parents whose children participate in music programs in District 28. The Club's fundraising activities support enrichment activities for students across the music curriculum.
Learn more about Music Parents Club
Please click on the links at the right to learn more about the District's music programs.
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