Music instruction at Forest Grove Elementary is provided for all students in grades K through 5. We will spend 50 minutes with grades K-5 once a week. It is Mr. Sheppard's second year at Forest Grove and second year in Loudoun. Mr. Sheppard will be teaching grades 2-5 this year. It is Mr. C's seventh year at Forest Grove, and has been with Loudoun County for twenty-one years. Mr. C will be teaching grades K-1 this year.


    In music class, musical elements are taught through singing, listening, playing instruments, and moving.The use and development of the singing voice is a vital component of the music program. Some of the musical elements the students will learn are; rhythm, melody, harmony, form, tone color, and expression. Students will also learn about music history and multicultural music.Throughout the year, students will learn about numerous instruments, musical styles, and composers. 4th Graders will learn the recorder later in the year. 4th and 5th graders will also have the opprotunity to participate in the Falcon Chorus.








    If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Mr. Sheppard by e-mail.




Last Modified on August 11, 2023