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Next to the Word of God, the noble art of music is the greatest treasure in the world.

Martin Luther

 Mrs. Amanda Goodspeed
Director of Music

Music is one of the greatest gifts God has given us. 

At St. James, we provide a variety of opportunities for students to learn about music and use their musical abilities to glorify God. The curriculum for music includes the following:

  • General Music Classroom where the focus is on becoming Tuneful, Beatful and Artful 
    • Playing pitched and unpitched instruments
    • Singing
    • Movement
    • Improvisation and composition
    • Listening activities
  • Choirs
  • Band
  • Middle School General Music including Ukulele, Drumming, Piano and Music History

Special Activities and Performances include:

  • Musicals and Christmas Programs (All Grades)
  • Lafayette Christmas Parade Float (Bands)
  • ISSMA Solo and Ensemble Contest (Choir and Band)
  • Organizational Choir Contest
  • Circle the State with Song / Elementary and Middle School State Honor Choir
  • Lutheran Schools Fine Arts Festival in Indianapolis (Choir and Band)