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Music

Music @ St. Paul Westlake

The connections of academic achievement and experience in learning and performing music are undeniable.  Research consistently provides overwhelming evidence that music organizes and develops the brain in ways no other discipline can.  At St. Paul Westlake, we recognize these important benefits and incorporate music education into our curriculum.  Students are provided opportunities to experience musical expression through singing, playing instruments, formal instrumental ensemmbles, moving to music/dance, and listening to, analyzing, and evaluating music.

Pre3 - 5th General Music Overview

Orff & Kodaly Methods of Music Education
 
Student will experience music through:
  • Singing
  • Dance/Movement
  • Orff instruments
  • Recorders
  • Chimes
  • Handbells
  • Guitars
  • Ukeleles 

6th-8th Music Electives


Want to receive music instruction from a World-Class performer?  Students in 6th-8th have the opportunity to learn from Mr. Greg Banaszak, world-class saxophonist and our band director!  We provide opportunities for our middle school students to experience music through the following formal electives and performing groups:
  • Intermediate Band
  • Advanced Band 
  • Handbells
  • Middle School Choir

Field Trip opportunities may include performing at local nursing homes, retirement communities, malls, and other locations!
 
 
Music Clubs & Other Opportunities
St. Paul also offers different music clubs and performance opportunties!
  • Guitar Club (4th-8th grade)
  • After-School Choir
  • Yearly Christmas programs
  • Yearly themed Spring program