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First Day of School for the 2017-2018 year is August 21, 2017
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Music

Bridges Academy offer music and choir as electives to students. In the music elective class students explore the elements and concepts of music.Topics include learning how to listen for and describe musical elements and various music styles using an informed vocabulary; learning to recognize relationships between music, other art forms, and culture; learning to read and compose music using conventional rhythmic and pitch notation; and performing basic music compositions using keyboards, singing voices, and percussion instruments.
 
In the choir elective class, students investigate introductory choral music through vocal performance. Standard ensemble voicing is utilized: soprano, alto, tenor, and bass. Students are instructed in sight-singing, tone production, intonation, rhythm, blending, musicality, and music theory. Throughout the course of the school year students in the music and choir programs perform at various events including the annual Middle School Showcase, Winter, and Spring Concerts.