The class teacher starts the children on the pentatonic flute in Grade One, with simple pentatonic songs. Recorder study continues through the grades with diatonic music and ensemble playing. An instrumental specialist introduces stringed instruments to all fourth graders; in Fifth Grade, students can elect to continue with violin, viola, cello or bass, or to begin a wind, brass or percussion instrument. School Ensemble participation is required for each 5th - 8th Grader.
Creative Development through Special Subjects: