Council Rock School District

Success for every student, every day

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The Council Rock School District has been honored by the National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) as one of the Best Communities for Music Education for 5 years in a row, including 2015.
 
 
 
 
Council Rock School District Music Program
 
Welcome to the Council Rock Music Program.
 
 Private Lesson Information
 
The Council Rock Music Department maintains a list of qualified private music instructors. These teachers have excellent qualifications, and have submitted their criminal background check information and child abuse clearance to Council Rock. This list is updated frequently.
APPROVED PRIVATE MUSIC TEACHER LIST

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Why study music? There was a great article in the New York Times that explains the benefits.
 
Council Rock Students and Faculty opened the Deep Smarts In-Service Day in February, 2013, with a Flash Mob Performance of Ode to Joy. There were over 300 performers. See the video here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b9X0khBPW4s
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The Music Curriculum web site is here. This site has an overview of the district music programs and courses and links to the music standards used in instruction.
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 Honors for the Council Rock School District Music Department

The Council Rock Music Department presented a workshop with Broadway and Disney star Lea Solanga in March, 2015. Over 1100 students in grades 6-12 heard Lea perform many songs and work with student performers.
 
The Council Rock South Orchestra is traveling to Greece this year and presenting a series of concerts there.
 
The Council Rock North Marching Band traveled to Italy, Spain, and France this year and presented a series of concerts there.

The Council Rock South Marching Band
has announced their trip in the 2015-2016 school year to Italy.

The Council Rock South Orchestra performed at the Pennsylvania Music Educators' Association Convention in Hershey on March 27, 2014.

The Council Rock South Choir and Orchestra performed at the White House in December for the fourth year in a row.

The Council Rock North Orchestra traveled  to Costa Rica in last February. They continued a tradition of Council Rock performances around the world. In recent years, Council Rock groups have performed in Italy, France, Argentina, Spain, San Diego, Ireland, China, Costa Rica, and England.
  
Council Rock Marching Bands and Jazz Bands have earned Superior ratings at festivals throughout the area. Middle School groups have also earned Superior ratings at local festivals.
 
The Council Rock South Symphony Orchestra performed at the 2012 Pennsylvania Music Educators' Convention in Lancaster. This confirms their role as one of the top orchestras in the state. They have appeared several other times at PMEA Conventions.
 
 
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Updated 4/28/15
Last Modified on April 28, 2015