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MUSIC 

The Long Lots

Pan Island Express

Steel Drum Band 

with music director

Ms Tucker

OVERVIEW

Our highly regarded music program has been designated a Best Community for Music Education since 2013. Recognized on the regional and national level for outstanding performing groups and faculty/curricular achievements, the Westport Public Schools Music program also maintains community connections with various organizations including Music for Youth, the Westport Public Library and the Levitt Pavilion for the Performing Arts, to name a few.

OUR VISION

The department strives to develop each students’ artistic literacy and global awareness by developing their ability to create, perform and respond to diverse music at the highest level in a safe and nurturing environment. Department goals for achieving a student's musical success:

 

        Every student should have an opportunity to develop a

          lifelong connection to music

        Every student should be able to use music as a vehicle

          to interact with their communities

        Every student should be entitled to an education that includes music

          through Grade 8

        Every student should have the opportunity to participate                  

          in a music class through Grade 12

        Every student should have the opportunity to participate in the                        

          music program regardless of his or her financial situation

        Every student should have the opportunity to perform on a regular basis

        Every student should have the opportunity to audition for Middle and                          High School Regional/All-State Music Festivals