Middle School Music

Students develop into self-confident, resilient, and goal-oriented individuals through opportunity and achievement in music.

The Fairfax County Public Schools music curriculum encourages cultural awareness and provides opportunities for students to attain the knowledge and skills necessary to be become musically literate, well-rounded individuals. Students work collaboratively with others to achieve common artistic goals, thereby preparing them for a lifetime of engagement with the arts.

Music instruction is offered at all grade levels, K-12. The music curriculum is vertically aligned so students learn incrementally from year-to-year and scaffold their musical abilities from novice to artistry.

Middle school students can participate in band, chorus, and orchestra. Optional classes in guitar, music participation, show choir, and piano are available at various schools.

The Fairfax County music programs receive many state and national accolades and are consistently invited to perform at state, national, and international events.

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