Music Education

  •  BCME 25 years
     
    State College Area School District - Best Community for Music Education
    2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2005, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2011, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023, 2024
     
    MUSIC DEPARTMENT VISION
       
    A music empowered student values music as part of a comprehensive education and an essential expression of the human experience. Students become lifelong patrons and practitioners of music through creativity, critical thinking, music literacy, and aesthetic awareness.
     
      

    Music Events and Concerts  2023 - 2024

    April 2024 - July 2024

    Sun, April 7 - HS Master Singers and SC Choral Society - Concert 3pm

     April 17-20 - PMEA All-State Conference - ERIE

    Wed, April 24 - HS OMA, Cecilian, & Master Singers Concert - 7:30 pm

    Fri, April 26  - One-Day Adjudication Festival - HS ensembles  - Hershey Park

    Tues, April 30 - 9th/10th/Concert Bands Spring Concert - 7:30pm

    Wed, May 1 - HS Symphonic Band - 7:30 pm

    Thurs, May 2 - Delta MS  Spring Concert @ Delta - 7:00 pm

    Mon, May 6 - Gray’s Woods Band, Choir, and Orchestra Concert - 7:00 pm

    Mon, May 6 - Radio Park Band, Choir, and Orchestra Concert - 7:00 pm @PFMS

    Wed, May 8 - Corl Street Band, Choir & Orch - 7:00 pm

    Wed May 8 - Park Forest Band, Choir & Orch - 7:00 pm

    Thurs, May 9 - MNMS 7th Grade Band & Choir Concert - 7:00 pm

    Thurs, May 9 - PFMS Symphonic Band Concert - 7:00 pm

    Fri - Sat, May 10 & 11 - Delta MS Spring Musical  

    Mon, May 13 - Spring Creek Band, Choir, & Orchestra - 7:00pm

    Mon, May 13 - Easterly Parkway Band, Choir, & Orchestra - 7:00pm

    Tues, May 14 - MNMS 6th grade Band and Choir - 7:00 pm

    Tues, May 14 - PFMS Orchestra - 7:00 pm

    Wed, May 15 - Ferguson Township Band, Choir, & Orchestra - 7:00 pm

    Wed, May 15 - Mt. Nittany Elementary Band, Choir, Orchestra - 7:00 pm @ MNMS

    Thurs, May 16 - PFMS 7th Grade Choir and Band - 7:00pm

    Thurs, May 16 - MNMS Orchestra  - 7:00pm

    Fri, May 17 - SC Jazz Night at HS - ( MNMS, PFMS, & HS) - 7:30pm

    Mon, May 20 - HS Choir Pops Concert

    Tues, May 21 - MNMS Symphonic Band Concert - 7:00 pm

    Tues, May 21 - PFMS 6th Grade Band & Choir Concert- 7:00 pm

    Wed, May 22 - HS Orchestra Concert- 9 Orch, Adv Strings, Chamber Orchestra  - 7:30 pm

    Thurs, May 23 - PFMS 8th Grade Band & Choir  Concert  - 7:00 pm

    Thurs, May 23 - MNMS 8th Grade Band & Choir Concert - 7:00 pm

    Sat, May 25 - HS Marching Band @ Boalsburg Memorial Day Parade

    Mon, May 27 - Memorial Day -No School - HS Jazz Band I @ Memorial Day, Boalsburg 

    Wed, May 29 - HS Rock Ensemble Concert @ PAC

    Thurs, May 30 - HS Adv Rock Ensemble @ PAC

    Sat, June 1 - HS Music Formal

    FRIDAY, June 7 - Commencement (rain dates Sat, June 8, Sun, June 9)

    June 17 - July 13 - SCASD Summer Band, Choir, and Orchestra

     

     

     

    Fall 2023 - March 2024

    Wed, Sept 6 – UIS registration night –MNMS –7:00pm-8:30pm

    Thurs, Sept 7 – Used Instrument Sale – MNMS – 7:00pm-8:30pm

    Thurs, Sept 28 - SCHS Homecoming Parade

    Wed, Oct 11 - Partners in Music (PiM) - 1st rehearsal @ PSU - 7:15am - 8am

    Fri, Oct 13 - PSU Homecoming Parade 

    Wed, Oct 18 - PiM - rehearsal #2 @PSU -  7:15am - 8am

    Thurs, Oct 19 - HS Fall Choral Concert - OMA, Cecilian, Master Singers - 7:30pm

    Sat, Oct 21 - Men of Song @ PSU

    Wed, Oct 25 - PiM rehearsal #3 @ PSU - 7:15am - 8a,         

    Mon, October 30 - Marching Band Indoor Dress Rehearsal

    Wed, Nov 1 - PiM final rehearsal -#4

    Wed, Nov 1 - Indoor Marching Band Concert

    Thurs, Nov 2 - Partners in Music Concert - HS PAC.  7:00 pm       

    Wed, Nov 29 -  HS Fall Bands  Concert - 7:30 pm postponed

    Wed Dec 6 - HS Fall Orchestra Concert - 7:30 pm

    Mon, Dec 11- HS Winter Pops Choral Concert  - 7:30 pm

    Tues, Dec  12 - PFMS Winter Choral Concert  - 7:00 pm

    Tues, Dec 12 - MNMS Winter Orchestra Concert - 7:00 pm postponed

    Wed & Thurs, Dec 13 & 14 - Master Singers & PCO @ PSU rehearsal

    Thurs, Dec 14 – PFMS Winter Orchestra Concert  – 7:00pm - postpones

    Thurs, Dec 14 - MNMS Winter Choral Concert @ HS  – 7:00pm

    Fri, Dec 15 - Master Singers Concert with PCO @ Penn State Recital Hall - 7:30pm

    Mon, Dec 18 - HS Choir - 24th Annual Maroon & Gray Concert - 7:30 pm postponed

    Mon, Dec 18 - PFMS Winter Orchestra Concert - 7:00pm

    Tues, Dec 19 - HS Fall Bands Concert - 7:30pm

    Wed, Dec 20 - MNMS Winter Orchestra Concert - 7:00pm

    Mon, Jan 8 - HS Rock Ensemble @ HS PAC  - 7:00 pm

    Tues, Jan 9 -  HS Adv Rock Ensemble @ HS PAC   - 7:30pm

    Wed, Jan 10 -  HS Adv Rock Ensemble @ HS PAC   - 7:00pm

    Wed, Jan 10 - PFMS Winter Band - 7:00pm

    Thurs, Jan 11 - MNMS Winter Band - 7:00pm

    Jan 11-13  - PMEA D4 Band - Glendale HS

    Feb 6 - Annual Maroon and Gray Choir Concert - 7:30pm

    Feb 8 - 10 - PMEA D4/6 Orchestra @ Richland

    Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2024 - 9th Grade Ensembles (Band, Choir, Orchestra)

    Feb 15-17 - PMEA District Jazz @ East Juniata HS

    Feb 22-24 - PMEA Region III Band @ Bald Eagle Area SD

    Wed, Feb 28 - Sat, March 2 - ACDA Eastern Region Conference

    March 7-9 - PMEA Region III Chorus    

    March 21-23  - PMEA Western Region Orchestra  

     

     

    Stringtober Flyer

    Raina with studentsRaina & Staff

    SC High School Marching Band
    SCMB 2023
    SCMB form
    SCMB Form 2
    SCMB up close
     
    State High Jazz Band on tour in Europe - July 2023
    Europe 1
    Europe 2
    Europe 3
     
     
     
    On Sunday, April 16 The SCAHS Master Singers, State College Choral Society, & the PA Chamber Orchestra, led by Mr. Erik Clayton and Dr. Russ Shelley, performed the Mendelssohn Lobsegang and the Poulenc Gloria.
    SCCS & SCMS
    full
    erik 1
    erik 2
    alto
    russ 1
    tenors
    practice - full
    sopranos
    sop w/ bass
    tenor & bass
     
     
     
     

     

    The Delta MS Steel Drum Band, along with their teacher James Eldreth, were selected to perform
    at the PMEA All-State Conference 2023.  Here they are at the Kalahari conference center.  
    Delta @ PMEA
     
     
    PFMS Sylvan Singers and SCHS Chamber Singers performed as part of the
    8th Annual "Christmas with the Choral Society"
    Sylvan Singers
    Chamber Singers
    All Performers
    The State College Choral Society, Centre Brass, SCHS Chamber Singers, and PFMS Sylvan Singers
     
     
     
    Master Singers Mozart 2
    SCHS Master Singers, State College Choral Society, and PA Chamber Orchestra
    performing Mozart's Requiem - September 11, 2022
     
    Master Singers Mozart 1
     
     
     
     
     
     
    Click HERE to read about SCHS music student honors!

    Master Singers 2022  

    Strings 1

    Strings 2

    SCASD 22-23 staff

    All Music

     

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