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Middle School Music Program for Incoming 6th Graders

April 2021

Middle School Music Program Students playing instruments

Dear 5th grade families, 

Santa Clara Unified School District continues to provide a vibrant music program at the middle and high school levels. Band and orchestra are provided at all of our schools. 

In these classes, students are taught to use their voice as an instrument or learn to play a band or string instrument, how to read music, and how to be an integral part of a full orchestra or band. Interested students will be scheduled into a music course that recognizes their prior experience and background in music education. Completing this form is your first step in assuring that your child is scheduled into a music class for the 2021-2022 school year. 

Regular practice is an essential factor in learning to be a successful musician. Music students should expect to practice a minimum of 120 minutes each week.

If you would like your child to participate in a music program during middle school, please indicate the desired instrument by completing this online form by Wednesday, April 21, 2021


Tricia Ringel and Matt Baldwin 
Directors of Education