by Anthony Mazzocchi Every year almost 100% of public school students begin an instrument through their school’s music program (if a program exists). One or two years later, more than 50% of students quit; … [Read more...] about Why Students Really Quit Their Musical Instrument
In this epic overview, Michael Tilson Thomas traces the development of classical music through the development of written notation, the record, and the re-mix. … [Read more...] about Music and Emotion Through Time
By: Tony Mazzocchi Hopefully your child will begin a musical instrument through their school music program. If so, when they bring home their instrument for the first time, it is more than just an exciting day… ...It is an opportunity... …Perhaps one of the greatest opportunities in your child’s life thus far. … [Read more...] about 3 Things Parents Must Tell Their Kids When They Begin a Musical Instrument
Welcome to the Music Department at Colonel John Wheeler Middle School! The Music Department at Wheeler is made up of Performance and Exploring Music Classes. The performing groups, Band, Choir, and Orchestra, perform numerous times throughout the year. The Exploring Music classes offer all students an exciting musical curriculum that emphasizes musical growth and appreciation. … [Read more...] about Welcome!