Welcome to the New Hartford Music Department!
JR. High and Elementary ALL-COUNTY CANCELLED
District Dress Rehearsal 3/17 and Concert 3/19 Cancelled
The New Hartford Central School District is committed to the understanding that music is an essential part of our students' development. Quality of life is improved by physical, emotional, social and cognitive growth experiences through meaningful, sequential study in music. The primary goal of our department is to promote an understanding of music as an art through self-discipline and self-expression. We strive to help each student realize their musical potential. Creating, performing and responding to music encourages a lifelong appreciation of the arts. Our vision is that New Hartford students engage in the arts at a deeply enriching level which benefit themselves, their families, and their communities.
What is Music In Our Schools Month® (MIOSM®)?
For more than 30 years, March has been officially designated by the National Association for Music Education (NAfME) for the observance of Music In Our Schools Month® (MIOSM®), the time of year when music education becomes the focus of schools across the nation.
The purpose of MIOSM is to raise awareness of the importance of music education for all children – and to remind citizens that school is where all children should have access to music. MIOSM is an opportunity for music teachers to bring their music programs to the attention of the school and the community, and to display the benefits that school music brings to students of all ages.
MIOSM and the events surrounding it are the ideal opportunities for increasing awareness of the benefits of high quality music education programs in our nation’s schools. NAfME hopes that teachers, students, and music supporters alike will find ways to join in on the celebration through creative activities and advocacy. Learn more about how NAfME works to support music education.
Upcoming Music Department Events: