Kindergarten – Grade 5
Students in grades K – 4 receive a comprehensive music education from our music faculty that includes singing, movement, playing percussion and barred instruments, ‘ukulele and recorder, improvisation, creativity and music literacy.
Students are exposed to a wide variety of music, including folk music of America, music in ‘Ōlelo Hawai’i, music from non-Western cultures and other forms of Western music.
In Grade 5, students may continue studies in general music by signing up for Music Explorations. Alternatively, they may choose to participate in an orchestra, band or choral ensemble. Orchestra welcomes students with prior experience and those wishing to learn a string instrument for the first time. Band provides opportunities to begin instruction on winds, brass and percussion instruments. Choir allows students to develop vocal independence and sing in harmony with others.