Ruby Van Meter Music

  Music for All

General Music



All students participate in a general music class twice a week.  Students practice a variety of skills in class and present a concert once a year:

  • Singing songs
  • Playing instruments
  • Improvising music
  • Writing music
  • Reading music

Bells is an optional class offered at Ruby Van Meter.  Students work together to prepare music for a concert. To learn the music, students work on the following skills:

  • Holding the bell
  • Playing the bell
  • Reading the music
  • Following the director
  • Concert etiquette

Chorus is an optional class offered at Ruby Van Meter. Students sing music together to get ready for a concert. The following skills are practiced in chorus:

  • Correct posture
  • Breathing
  • Using a good singing voice
  • Listening to other singers
  • Concert etiquette