Music education at King School begins in PreK and extends through grade 12. Below is a list of highlighted courses available to the Upper Schoool. For a full list of Music courses and curriculum please refer to the Lower School, Middle School and Upper School Curriculum Guides.

We also invite you to come experiences some of our wonderful performances during the school year. See list below.

2017-2018 Performance List

US/MS Instrumental Concert: December 7 at 7:00 p.m.

US/MS Choral Concert: December 14 at 7:00 p.m.

LS Winter Concert Grades PreK-2: December 15 at 9:00 a.m.

LS Winter Concert Grades 3-5: December 15 at 11:00 a.m.

MS/US Performing Arts: El Sistema Residency March 25-28, Concert on March 28, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

LS Instrumental Concert: April 20, 1:45 – 2:30 p.m.

US/MS Instrumental Concert: May 10 at 7:00 p.m.

King Music Festival (Fundraiser for Project Music): May 11, 5:00 - 8:00 p.m.

US/MS Choral Concert: May 17 at 7:00 p.m.


Highlighted Courses


This course is designed for students brand new to the guitar or with minimal knowledge of the instrument. Students are taught all the open chords, beginning with bar chords, basic note reading, major and pentatonic scales. This knowledge is applied to as many pieces of music as possible. Students are required to have their own guitar to use for practice.

Piano Keyboard

This course is designed for students who would like to learn how to play the piano. Students are taught how to read music and learn how the notes translate to the keyboard. Students are required to practice outside of class. Topics covered include rhythm drills, melody phrasing, and playing chords and various styles of music. There is no prerequisite for this course, though enrollment is limited to the number of keyboards the School has available for the semester.


This course is designed to provide opportunities for students to work on various styles of music ranging from Madrigals to Musical theater. In this small class setting, students will have opportunities to sing challenging music and receive more individualized attention. Students enrolled in this course must also be enrolled in choir.