4th & 5th Grade Instrumental

The Fourth and Fifth Grade orchestra program is directed by

Ms. Kelly Strazza

(Tuesday & Wednesday)


The Fourth and Fifth Grade band program is directed by

 Mr. Christopher Bucko

(Thursday & Friday)

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Fourth Grade Concert

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

6:30 pm

in the Hart Magnet School Auditorium


Fifth Grade Concert

Thursday, May 26, 2016

6:30 pm

in the Hart Magnet School Auditorium


The concert will feature the Fifth Grade Band, Orchestra, and Chorus.

More information for performers will be sent home as the date approaches.

The Music Specialists at Hart Magnet School want the students to learn the basics of music so they will have the desire to participate in a variety of music activities throughout their lives.  By incorporating academic subject material as a supplement in music class, the students are learning that music does have an influence in, and is related to their everyday lives.

The following is a list of the content standards for music education as listed in the Stamford Music Curriculum.  The Stamford Music Curriculum is based upon the National Standards for Music Education.


Standard #1:  Singing, alone and with others, a varied repertoire of music

Standard #2:  Performing on instruments, alone and with others, a varied repertoire of music

Standard #3:  Improvising melodies, variations, and accompaniments

Standard #4:  Composing and arranging music within specified guidelines

Standard #5:  Reading and notating music

Standard #6:  Listening to, analyzing, and describing music

Standard #7:  Evaluating music and musical performances

Standard #8:  Understanding relationships between music, the other arts and disciplines outside the arts

Standard #9:  Understanding music in relation to history and culture


Jonathan Jay
General/Vocal Music - M-F room #040

Joshua Sette
General Music - M - Auditorium

Michelle Wallace
General/Vocal Music - T-Th room #040

Kelly Strazza
Orchestra - T-W - Auditorium

Christopher Bucko
Band - TH-F - Auditorium


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4th & 5th Grade Chorus

The Hart Magnet School Fourth and Fifth Grade Choruses are open to all students in the Fourth and Fifth Grade classes.  Participation will help the members become better singers, give them the opportunity to perform with a larger group several times a school year, and will provide a fun learning experience.

The Fourth and Fifth Grade Choruses are co-directed by Mr. Jay and Miss Wallace, and meet at the following times:


Fourth Grade - Tuesday - 9:15 - 9:50

Fifth Grade - Wednesday - 2:40 - 3:10