Ms. Cortney (480) 472-2035

The MPS band program provides students in grades 5-12 with the opportunity to receive instruction on woodwind, brass or percussion instruments. Highly qualified band teachers provide instruction during the school day as part of the overall music curriculum.

The level 1 and level 2 band courses (grades 5-6) introduce the essential elements of playing a wind or percussion instruments. The students who completes these courses will be able to demonstrate understanding of:

  • Rhythm/Meter
  • Pitch, Scales, Rudiments
  • Music Fundamentals
  • Dynamics

by playing, listening, reading/writing and creating music appropriate to the instrument and performance level of the student.