philosophy of the Music Program is to provide an opportunity for all
students to receive a comprehensive music education. Through the study
of a wide range of music literature (concert, baroque, classical, folk,
jazz, rock, etc.) students can become intelligent consumers, producers,
and/or creators of music. The high level of motivation required for
performance courses is an invaluable asset to educational growth. School
performances and community service, which contribute to developing a
sense of responsibility in students, are in integral part of the music
activities. Music is an important part of the total education of all
We believe that music-in-education changes the culture of a school,
supports it in the invention and articulation of its own change, and
invokes the school and its community as agents of this change.
believe that a comprehensive music program assumes its full power in
education through the dynamic tension between music as a distinct
authentic subject area, and as part of a rich curriculum integrated with
other subject areas.
Unlike many other school systems, Cambridge provides music,
accessories, and, use of high school owned instruments free of charge.
Solo, ensemble and chamber music performances are encouraged. We welcome
new students as well as those of you who have performed in previous
years. Come and join us! Make music a career for yourself or just come
and have some great experiences in the music program!