Skills for singing and playing classroom instruments grow with a foundation of ear-training, creative movement and dramatics. Students build vocabulary and apply critical thinking as they listen and respond to a wide variety of music from around the world.
The music classroom in 268-Train is equipped with percussion instruments, a keyboard lab donated by the VH1 Save The Music Foundation, and a non-slip dance-floor donated by the Jubilation Foundation.
Music instruction is aligned with the New York State Standards for the Arts, Common Core and International Baccalaureate.
-Visiting Artists TBA: the Makowski school hosts a variety of enriching presentations.
School-wide student musical performances:
-Winter Celebration • December 2016 DATE TBA
-Talent Show • June 2017 DATE TBA
Other special events and music-sharing opportunities may be scheduled throughout the year.
Parents are welcome to help out with concerts or any time! If you would like to volunteer as a helper for classroom music, field trips or in-school concerts—or perhaps you have a special musical talent you would like to share with our students—please contact the music teacher.