Music at the Academy

Students who participate fully in evening music ensembles are eligible for one-on-one or small group lessons. During the day, students can take classes to focus on their instruments or singing (Music Performance), study music theory (AP Music Theory and IB Music HL and SL), or learn about songwriting or music technology. Our after-school music program gives students more time to practice (as an alternative to after-school athletics), and even participate in the winter musical's pit band. There are also numerous ensembles available to students in the evenings; see below for a full list. School-wide Morning Meetings give students the opportunity to perform for the school in small groups or as a solo performer.
 

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  • Music Department Offerings

    Individual instruction for instruments and voice
    Music Performance class
    Songwriting
    Music Technology
    IB Music (SL and HL)
    AP Music Theory
    Afterschool music
  • Performance Groups

    Chorus
    Orchestra
    Percussion Ensemble
    Guitar Ensemble
    Jazz Band
    Rock Band
    A cappella (The 1794’s)
    Flute Choir
    Winter musical
    Musical theater pit band
  • Performance Opportunities

    Weekly all-school morning meetings
    Convocation and Commencement
    NAfME National Honors Ensembles
    CMEA All-state Festivals
    CMEA Southern Region Festivals
    Winter concert
    Winter reception
    Spring concert
    Parents weekend
    Open houses
    Coffee houses
    Talent shows
     

Department Faculty

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Recent Recitals

Winter Concert Videos

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About Cheshire Academy

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  • The Student-Centered Private School in Connecticut.

    We put the unique needs of every student first. That’s why we offer a flexible program that allows students to mix academic course tracks with athletics and/or fine arts programs, according to their needs and interests.
    Students can stretch their intellectual boundaries by taking one of 20 advanced International Baccalaureate® Diploma Programme courses, or practice new skills by participating in a range of afternoon programs including; athletics, fine arts, and performing arts. We are also the only Connecticut private school to offer one-on-one student coaching through our Roxbury Academic Support Program.
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