Students at Nottingham School are offered music class from Kindergarten to 8th grade. Kindergartners have music for 25 minutes at a time, while 1-8th graders have 50 minute music blocks. Kindergarteners, along with students in grades 5-8 have three 15-day rotations of music each year. In addition to general music, students in grades 6-8 have the opportunity to participate in beginner and advanced band. Instruments are provided by the Nottingham school when possible. Students are also able to begin after-school band lessons in grade 4, which are not free, but they are local and reasonably priced. After school band is offered to students who have played on an instrument for at least a year. Students in grades 4-8 are also able to sign up for after school chorus which meets once a week.
Incredibox is a super fun website that allows kids (and adults) to compose a piece of music. Click the image to visit the web site.