An instrumental music class is offered to all Upper School students as an elective course during the school day. Students in the instrumental program will have the opportunity to perform at the fall and spring concerts.
The Band Program at Maryvale gives students the opportunity to play an instrument of choice. A band class is offered during the school day and students are able to showcase their talents at the Winter and Spring Concerts.
Further, Maryvale's Middle School offers students an innovative, collaborative learning experience in music. This curriculum allows students to develop both creative and leadership skills through technology enhanced visual art projects and musical performance.
All Maryvale sixth graders enroll in an introductory music class. There, they study music history, theory and instrumental music, and also have the opportunity to sing with their classmates. Maryvale seventh and eighth graders have the opportunity to study a band instrument, a string instrument, or vocal technique through choir. Each student can choose one for the year. Each ensemble is grouped by grade to ensure a beneficial teacher to student ratio. A winter and spring concert is required.