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"There are two kinds of music, the good and the bad. I play the good kind." ~Louis Armstrong

Did you know? Children who study music tend to have larger vocabularies and more advanced reading skills than their peers who do not participate in music lessons. Also, schools that have music programs have an attendance rate of 93.3% compared to 84.9% in schools without music programs. To read more about the benefits of music instruction in schools, click here.

The Instrumental Music Instructional Program is committed to ensuring that all students have an opportunity to develop a love of music. Classes are not grade specific; rather, students are placed in classes based upon their level of proficiency. All Instrumental Music curriculum is designed to foster competence in playing proficiency, note reading, ensemble performance skills, and musical understanding and is aligned with the MSGE Common Core Learning Outcomes.

Mr. Liffiton's Intrumental Music Site

Instrumental Music Students in Action


Orchestra students playing stringed instruments


Band students playing instruments outside