Music

The Music Department at Manatee School For the Arts thrives on providing a personalized learning environment to foster meaningful cultural experiences in the performance, understanding, discipline and art of music.  Labeled Building #3, The Music Department includes large Choir and Band rooms, a tiered Orchestra room, two tiered Silent Guitar labs, a keyboard lab and a recording studio.  Our staff are currently professional musicians, recording artists, authors and clinicians with many years of experience.

Courses for students include General Music, History of Rock n’ Roll, Band, Jazz Band, Percussion, Orchestra, Chorus, Select Chorus, Guitar, Electric Guitar, Commercial Music and Keyboard.  Our students have performed all around the state and beyond.

Band

The Band Department at MSA has evolved and grown since the school’s opening in 1998.  Led by Director of Bands...

Chorus

MSA Chorus believes that when you sing, you express your heart. When you sing with other people, uniting your hearts...

Guitar

The instructors at Manatee School for the Arts offer a holistic approach to learning to play the guitar.  Beginning as...

Orchestra

The Orchestra is where students play the bowed string instruments: violin, viola, cello and double bass. Course offerings include two...

Piano

The Piano Department at Manatee School for the Arts offers 7th through 12th grade students the opportunity to develop musical...

6th Grade General Music

Music enriches our lives in countless  ways, and in General Music students will gain an  understanding of why: from the...