Welcome to Scott Music

  •  For information about music curriculum in District 203, please view the information below to the district website.

  • 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. The music 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 community.
    • Provide individualized skill development, where students can realize their potential and become college and career ready.
    • 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.

     

    Please mark your calendars for the following musical performances & events! Participation by each child is anticipated to ensure the success of each program:

     

    Music Performance & Assembly Dates 2019/2020

    Performances:                    

            

    2nd – Thursday    January 16, 2020       7:00 PM (Fine Arts Night)                        

    5th – Thursday    November 14, 2019    During 5th Specials & 7:00 PM (Music Program)

    All – Friday        November 8, 2019   8:20 AM (Veterans’ Day Ceremony)

    All – Friday        December 20, 2019    1:00 PM (All School Sing-a-Long)

     

     

     

    Band & Orchestra Concerts:

     

    Tuesday, December 10, 2019 9:00 AM (Scott School) & 7:00 PM (at MJHS)

    Thursday, March 12, 2020    9:00 AM (Scott School) & 7:00 PM (at MJHS)

    Friday, March 27, 2020         10:00 AM (MJHS Students Perform for Scott School)

     

     

    Music Field Trips Dates 2019/2020

     

    4th – Tuesday, October 15, 2019 @ 12:00 PM (11:20 AM – 1:30 PM)

    Lyric Opera in the Neighborhoods at Pfeiffer Hall

    Students are being asked to pay a $2 donation to attend this performance

     

    5th – Friday, April 17, 2020 @ 10:00 AM (9:20 – 11:30 AM)

    Drum Show at NCHS

     

    5th Band Students – Thursday, April 30, 2020 TBD (between 8:20AM - 2:20PM) at MJHS & 7:00 PM at MJHS


    5th  Orchestra Students – Tuesday, May 5, 2020 TBD (between 8:20AM - 2:20PM) at MJHS 

    & 7:00 PM at MJHS

     

    Please feel free to contact me! I look forward to hearing from and seeing you soon!

    Most sincerely,

Ms. Susan Tarson

Phone:

Email:

Degrees and Certifications:

Ms. Susan Tarson

Music Overview

  • Mission

     
    …to educate students to be self-directed learners, collaborative workers, complex thinkers, quality producers and community contributors using music study and performance as a framework to experience, understand and demonstrate these ideals.
     

    Naperville 203's Music Philosophy

    We believe 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. The music 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 community.
    • Provide individualized skill development, where students can realize their potential and become college and career ready.
    • 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.
     

Scott School Music

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