cfa Academy Band

Welcome to cfa Academy Band! At cfa Academy, we believe that having a comprehensive music education involves MUCH more than simply learning how to play an instrument! We are passionate about our students and about the arts, and are dedicated to cultivating your student's musical abilities that will leave them with life-long skills and memories! We are excited for this 2018-2019 school year, and we believe this year is going to be our best year yet!‚Äč

COMPREHENSIVE MUSIC EDUCATION

Band at cfa Academy is taught in daily scheduled classes as a regular part of the school day. Band is introduced to fifth graders in beginning band with hopes of them continuing on into the Middle School and High School Band program.  Having a comprehensive music education involves exposing students to a wide variety of musical concepts and to that end, students will learn much more than how to play an instrument.  Students will also learn the following components:

 

  • Music Theory (Reading, writing, rhythm studies and understanding terminology)

  • Aural Skills (Recognizing major & minor tonalities, harmonic structure)

  • Music History (Composer biographical info, historical and cultural relevance and the significance of music during certain periods) 

  • Music Appreciation (Exposure to different genres of music)

  • Critical-Thinking Skills

RECOGNITION AND AWARDS

Our award-winning band has most recently been invited to perform at the Schermerhorn Symphony Center in Nashville, TN to WorldStrides Heritage Performance Festivals Festival of Gold.

 

A prestigious and invitation only opportunity earned by our band after winning a regional band festival in the spring of 2018.

BEHIND THE SCENES

Enjoy a behind-the-scenes peak of the cfa Academy High School band as they practice !

A MESSAGE FROM OUR BAND DIRECTOR...

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