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Music - State Standards

  • “Music expresses that which cannot be said and on which it is impossible to be silent.” ~ Victor Hugo
  • “Music is the art of thinking with sounds." ~ Jules Combarieu

By implementing a structured and standards-based music education, students continue the generational conversation and become fluent in the language of music as a manner of artistic, intellectual, and cultural expression. The acts of performing, creating and responding to music provide a means for development and growth in the ability to express the otherwise inexpressible and to facilitate growth in many areas of academic development. (Read more about the Colorado Music Standards.)

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