K-12 Music Education Programs

SFPS K-12 MUSIC EDUCATION PROGRAMS 

Elementary Music Education

One Hour per Week for Every Child


Band Education

Band Limited (5) Instrumentation Every School Fifth Grade

Band Full Instrumentation at Sixth Grade – All Elementary Schools

All Middle Schools including K8s and Mandela IB – Daily

High Schools – Daily


Choral Education

Elementary – Acequia Madre, Amy Biehl, Aspen, Carlos Gilbert, Chaparral, EJ Martinez, El Camino Real, El Dorado, Kearny, Nava, Nina Otero, Salazar, Sweeney, Wood Gormley

All Middle Schools including K8s and Mandela IB - Daily

High Schools – Daily

String Orchestra Education

*Elementary Strings - Acequia Madre, Atalaya, Carlos Gilbert, Cesar Chavez, El Camino Real

Ramirez Thomas, Sweeney, Tesuque

SFPS-funded Elementary Strings at our Community Schools (starting in 4th or 5th grade) – Aspen, Gonzales, El Dorado, El Camino Real, Nina Otero

All Middle Schools including K8s and Mandela IB – Daily

High Schools – Daily


Guitar Education

*Elementary – Aspen, Ramirez Thomas, Sweeney

Middle School – Capshaw, Ortiz

High School – Santa Fe High


Piano Education

El Dorado Community School

El Camino Real Academy

Capital High School (composing, arranging, scoring)

Santa Fe High School


World Music

Mandela International Magnet


*These programs are provided to SFPS students through the independent funding and program development of Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival, Performance Santa Fe, and Santa Fe Youth Symphony Association. Guitar programs at Ramirez Thomas and Sweeney are funded through the City of Santa Fe.