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Welcome to Lowes Island Music! 

The Loudoun County elementary music curriculum consists of a well-planned sequence of developmentally appropriate experiences leading to clearly defined skills and knowledge. The program is designed to actively involve students of all learning modalities using materials carefully selected for their aesthetic value. The Loudoun County curriculum is aligned with the National Standards for Arts Education and the Virginia Standards of Learning (SOL).

First through fifth grade students receive two thirty-minute periods of music instruction weekly. The studentswill have many opportunities to explore, create, read and perform music. Ms. Hoey will teach all of our 3rd grade classes. Mrs. Tatum will teach our 1st, 2nd, 4th and 5th grade classes.
National Standards for Music Education
   1. Singing, alone and with others, a varied repertoire of music.
2. Performing on instruments, alone and with others, a varied repertoire of music.
3.  Improvising melodies, variations, and accompaniments.

4.  Composing and arranging music within specific guidelines.

5.   Reading and notating music.

6.   Listening to, analyzing, and describing music.

7.   Evaluating music and music performances.

8.   Understanding relationships between music, the arts, and disciplines outside the arts.

9.   Understanding music in relation to history and culture.