Making a Joyful Noise Unto the Lord
Offering a Complete and Enriching Music Curriculum
In addition to weekly classroom music instruction for students in Pre-Kindergarten through Grade 8, weekly instrumental instruction and band rehearsal is provided for those children in Grades 4-8 wishing to participate. Our chorus performs locally and in community outreach programs throughout the area. There are also opportunities to join Piano Club, Jazz Band, Folk Group, and participate in small instrumental ensembles.
Our award winning music department consistently excels in various area competitions and many of our children continue on to Immaculata High School’s nationally ranked program.
The ICS Chorus is open to all students in Grades 5-8. Weekly practices take place before school on Wednesday mornings at 7:15 in the gym. The Chorus performs at both the Christmas and Spring Concerts. Members cantor for the First Friday school liturgies and for special occasions throughout the school year.
Students in Grades 6-8 who are currently participating in the ICS Chorus may audition for the ‘Traveling Chorus', a small choral ensemble that performs at the Christmas and Spring Vocal Concerts. The group also shares their time and talent with the community by performing at nursing homes and other parish events. Weekly practices take place before school on Tuesday mornings at 7:15 in the Music Room.
The Piano Club is open to students in Grades 6-8 who are currently taking private piano lessons. Each member will team with a partner to prepare piano duets to perform at the Christmas and Spring Vocal Concerts. Weekly meetings take place before school on Friday mornings at 7:20 in the Music Room.
Grades 7 and 8
The Folk Group welcomes instrumentalists in Grades 7 and 8 who are interested in playing at our all-school Liturgies throughout the year. Folk Group meets on Thursdays from 11:45-12:15. Students must attend the practices and know their music in order to participate in the Folk Group for the upcoming Mass.
Grades 7 and 8
The Forensics Club is open to all students in Grades 7 and 8. The Club meets on Thursday mornings before school at 7:20 in the Music Room. From September through December the students work on preparing and memorizing a Christmas themed group presentation. The Forensics Team perform their presentation the week before Christmas vacation as part of our school Christmas activities. For the second semester students choose, prepare, and memorize a literary selection that they perform individually in competition at the ICS Forensics Assembly in the spring.