• MissionMusic

    The mission of the ISD 728 music program is to educate students to grow as listeners, performers, and creators; inspire continued appreciation for music; and empower students to become life-long musicians.

    Belief Statements

    We believe music...

    • promotes a sense of community and belonging through active music making 
    • develops the whole child socially, physically, emotionally, and academically
    • encourages personal self-esteem through creating and performing
    • inspires a growth mindset by developing and refining musicianship and music literacy
    • develops problem solving, cognitive and critical thinking skills 
    • encourages communication and collaboration
    • promotes music as a universal language 
    • fosters cultural competency
    • engages and stimulates the complete brain in both individual and collective settings
    • uses an eclectic approach to teaching, learning and assessment through Orff, Kodaly, differentiation, and other current best practices