The Glen Cove Music Program
The elementary music program strives to give a variety of musical experiences to every student. In General Music class students learn the basics of rhythm, melody, harmony, sight reading, music theory, composition and performance through singing, movement and in the playing of instruments. In 3rd grade students are given the opportunity to begin their experience in formal instrumental ensembles through participation in the string orchestra. Additionally, 4th and 5th grade students may also participate in band. All K-5 students perform as members of their respective grade level chorus at Winter and Spring Concerts.
The Cultural Arts programs at the elementary level allow all students the opportunity to explore a wide range of aesthetic and experiential arts activities. These programs include: The Tilles Center Arts in Education School Partnership and the Jazz Sampler project. These programs include workshops with professional teaching artists and attendance at various professional performances.