Performing Arts

Innovations Performing Arts Program includes instruction in the areas of drama and music. Students participate in instruction in the area of performing arts on a weekly basis.

Music Curriculum Focus Includes:

K/1/2

Body Expressiveness and Rhythm. Students will learn basic elements of percussion, singing, and recorders.

Grades 3/4

Tone, notation, and ensemble work. Students will learn how to develop a quality sound through choir and ukelele classes.

Grades 5/6

Beginning keyboards, section work, and songwriting. Students will learn about elements of songwriting by studying different genres, including jazz, classical, and contemporary music.

 

WHEEL 7/8

"Groove Workshop". Students who play instruments or sing will play together in an ensemble, focusing on layers of a group and their interlocking parts. Students will perform and study elements of classical theme and variation, drum and bass, reggae, funk and soul music.

WHEEL 7/8

"Catch a Fire". Students will learn about the musical styles of different island cultures including Jamaica, Hawaii and Cuba. They will write, record and perform their original compositions.

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