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The objective of the music program at Patrick Henry is to allow every student to grow intellectually, emotionally, socially and physically through the medium of music. Students will increase their ability to play an instrument of their choice. Students will be exposed to a broad study of music from this and other cultures. Student’s perception of elements in music and their ability to analyze many styles of music will increase. Students will acquire the knowledge to recognize musical characteristics and develop musical skills. Students will increase their understanding and use of musical vocabulary.
Band
Band - Students will increase their knowledge and ability to play a band (wind, brass or percussion) instrument of their choice.
IB Music
IB Music- Students will be challenged as the study historical, stylistic and analytical aspects of music from around the world and from the western world.
Piano

Piano - Students will increase their knowledge and ability to play the piano in many styles ranging from popular to classical.