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St Paul Westlake School


27993 Detroit Ave, Westlake, OH 44145

8:30am - 4:00pm

Monday - Friday

General Music

General Music Class Objectives
The connections of academic achievement and experience in learning and performing music are undeniable.  Research consistently provides overwhelming evidence that music organizes and develops the brain in ways no other discipline can.  At St. Paul Westlake, we recognize these important benefits and incorporate music education into our curriculum.  Students are engages through singing, playing instruments, moving to music, and listening to, analyzing, and evaluating music.

General Music Class Activities

Orff & Kodaly Methods of Music Education

Student learn music through
– Singing
– Dance/Movement
– Orff instruments
– Recorders
– Chimes
– Handbells
– Guitars

Field Trips to sing & perform at local nursing homes, retirement communities, malls, and other locations!

Annual Christmas and Spring Programs

6-8th Grade Seminars
Students in grades 6-8 can take optional music seminars. These seminars change with interest and teacher availability. Past music seminars include:

  • Joyful Noise (chapel vocal group)
  • Handbells
  • BoomWackers
  • Just Dance
  • Ukulele (performs at Christmas)
  • Harmonica
  • Band (see next column)
  • Music Software
  • Music App