The music program at Heatly consists of classes for all students in grades K-12. Courses offered include:
Elementary (K-6) General Music (Once a week for 45 minutes)
- Kindergarten: Early Music Literacy
- Grades 1-3: Beginning Music notation using Kodaly through Conversational SolfegeGrades
- 3-6: Recorder through the Recorder Karate program and intermediate level Kodaly through Conversational Solfege.
Middle Level General Music (Grade 7) (Half year course)
Overview of Music History from 1300-1900, Recorder Duets, and an introduction to keyboarding.
Music Appreciation (Grades 9-12) (Whole year, arts elective)
Interpretation and analysis of music through the musical elements, music theory, music history from 1900 to the present, and careers in music.
Musical Keyboarding (Grades 9-12) (Whole year, arts elective)
Piano skills and relevant theory, composition, and performances.
The Music Department at Heatly School offers many activites to engage students once the school day ends:
Elementary Chorus (Grades 3-6)
Meets twice a week after school from October to June and prepares pieces for performances in the school and the surrounding community (i.e. Little League opening day, Sr. Citizen's Center)