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    Welcome to the Sugarland Elementary Music Web Site!


         Our musical activities in Loudoun County cover four areas: singing, playing instruments, listening and moving. A major emphasis is placed on the development of every child's singing voice. Students in grades 1 - 5 receive two thirty minute periods of music per week. Our Loudoun County Music Curriculum is aligned with the National and State Standards of Music Education.

    The National Standards for Music Education
    • Singing, alone and with others, a varied repertoire of music
    • Performing on instruments, alone and with others, a varied repertoire of music
    • Improvising melodies, variations, and accompaniments
    • Composing and arranging music within specific guidelines
    • Reading and notating music
    • Listening to, analyzing, and describing music
    • Evaluating music and music performances
    • Understanding relationships between music, the arts, and disciplines outside the arts
    • Understanding music in relation to history and culture
    • Cantando, sólo y en conjunto, un repertorio variado de música 
    • Tocando un repertorio variado de música, sólo y en conjunto
    • Improvisando melodías, variaciones, y acompañamientos 
    • Componiendo y arreglando música dentro de guías específicas 
    • Leyendo y anotando música 
    • Escuchando, analizando, y describiendo música 
    • Evaluando música y rendimientos de música. 
    • Comprendiendo la relación entre la música, las otras artes, y disciplinas fuera de las artes. 
    • Comprendiendo la música en relación a la historia y la cultura.