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Naperville CUSD 203 believes that music is an essential part of learning and all students should have equitable access to a comprehensive, cohesive, and rigorous program of study that develops music literacy and instills a lifelong love, enjoyment, understanding, and respect for music.
This program of study will:
- Provide opportunities for creating, performing, responding, and connecting to music independently and collaboratively, while engaging in authentic, developmentally appropriate experiences.
- Prepare students to explore, experience, and perform music of a variety of genres and styles both individually and in the community.
- Deepen the understanding of music as a common language that bridges cultures and history.
- Nurture a personal level of understanding, appreciation and passion for music.
As musicians, students create and develop new artistic ideas and work through melody, rhythm, sounds, and instruments.
Performing / Presenting / Producing
As musicians, students discover artistic ideas through interpretation and presentation.
As musicians, students understand and evaluate how the arts convey meaning.
As musicians, students relate music ideas with personal meaning.