Welcome to the
Oak Avenue & TCUSD Elementary Instrument Music website!
We are excited to offer Elementary Band & Orchestra for the upcoming 2021-22 school year!
Safety Protocols for In-Person Music Lessons
We will be following all CDC / LADPH guidelines as we resume In-Person music lessons:
All BAND classes will take place outside
Students will keep their masks on at all times
BAND students will ONLY remove their masks when playing
Students will be socially distanced and spaced out as far apart as possible
Students will each have their own music stand and music to avoid sharing of materials
Benefits of Music Lessons
These are unprecedented times and our kids need activities to participate in more than ever. Joining one of our outstanding Performing Arts Ensembles will give your student opportunities that will help them in countless ways.
Improve reading skills, increase vocabulary, and language ability
Develop listening skills, aural awareness, abstract thinking, and imagination
Increase memory skills, builds concentration, and attention span
Build social skills, self-discipline, patience, and improve behavior
Stimulate and strengthen the same part of the brain needed for math and reasoning.
Build confidence and emotional growth and make a happier child
Music performance teaches kids to deal with nerves and stressful presentation situations like interviews
Children who have music lessons score higher in their SATs writing, math & science and higher grades in general
Music lessons develop the skills that provide a firm foundation for learning