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 9 years in a row.
Music Department Curriculum Website This site has an overview of the district music programs and courses and links to the music standards used in instruction. Click here.
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. The private tutor page is here.
Highlights of the Council Rock School District Music Department
Contact the Music Coordinator: Keith Rudat
- Click here for a list of awards from the past 5 years
- The Council Rock South Orchestra and Chorus has performed at the White House in Washington D.C. for the past 8 years starting in 2011.
- In 2017, the Council Rock Education Foundation commissioned a jazz work from Dr. Victor Lopez entitled, “Nanigo.” The experience culminated with the World Debut recording of "Nanigo" from the 2017 “Jazz at the Rock” festival
- In 2016, CR South Orchestra performed at Carnegie Hall in New York City.
- 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