Although all students at JHE participate in general music class, there are many who want more. Choir is the answer!! Listed below are the qualifications to be a Soaring Singer:
- Be in fifth grade at JHE
- Enjoy singing and moving to music
- Have a positive attitude
- Be a team player
- Be committed to attending choir two mornings a week before school (Tuesdays & Thursdays)
There are many benefits that result from the study of music. The aesthetic joys of music making cannot be duplicated in any other art form; it is a communication unto itself. It has also been found that the study of music strengthens the mind’s learning potential. The students who are part of a music program tend to achieve at higher levels in all areas of school. Simply put: music makes better students, and music makes students better.
Choir can be used as a training ground for developing successful life-patterns. The very qualities that are essential for success in business and education, such as analytical skills, self-discipline, communication skills and creative thinking, are the foundation blocks of the music program. What your child is learning in music and choir is preparing him/her for a more prosperous and enjoyable life.