Empowering Our Students Through the Arts: My initial goal here a MS/IS208 is to contribute to the art program at this beautiful campus. I will develop two separate orchestras (7th,8th grade) and 4th-6th.tThis will include small group classes for instrumental development on all of the instruments of choice. We will also develop two vocal groups thet will experience proper ear training, breathing exercises,and exposure to various Broadway masterworks and challenging Jazz pieces from the American song book. The lower grades will enjoy a general music class where they will learn about all types of musical instruments, listen to various styles of European, American, Latin, and Caribbean styles of song. The K-5th grades will also be exposed to vocal training, and recorder playing and percussion performance preps. Our students will develop an awareness to Creating,performing, and responding to music.