"A sense of the universe, a sense of the all, the nostalgia which seizes us when confronted by nature, beauty, music - these seem to be an expectation and awareness of a Great Presence."
-Pierre Teilhard de Chardin
"After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music."
Westmount Charter School provides qualitatively differentiated educational programming for students who are gifted. Each gifted learner is provided with opportunities to optimize his or her own unique potential. Students in the Westmount Music Program attend music festivals, trips, camps and obtain mentorship from professional musicians.
Westmount offers music instruction in the following levels and categories:
Grade 5 Beginner Concert Band (Level 0.5-1.0)
Grade 6 Junior Concert Band (Level 1-2)
Grade 7 Intermediate Concert Band (Level 2-2.5)
Grades 8 & 9 Senior Concert Band (Level 2.5-4)
Grades 10, 11 & 12 Symphonic Band, Instrumental Music 10/20/30 (Level 3-5)
Grades 10, 11 & 12 Senior Jazz Band, Instrumental Jazz 15/25/35 (Level 2-3)
Westmount offers extra-curricular music instruction in the following levels and categories:
Grade 5 to Grade 7 Junior Jazz Band (Level 0.5-2)
Grade 8 & Grade 9 Senior Jazz Band (Level 2.5-4)
Grade 9 to Grade 12 Flute Choir (Level 2-5)
Grade 9 to Grade 12 Chamber Brass Clinics (Level 2-5)
Grade 9 to Grade 12 Chamber Woodwind Clinics (Level 3-4)
Grade 8 to Grade 12 Chamber Percussion Clinics (Level 3-4)
Grade 7 to Grade 8 Handbell Choir (Level 1-3)
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The program handbook contains pertinent information designed to answer frequently asked questions.
Westmount Music Parents' Society
Our parents support Music Education at Westmount because of the cognitive benefits, mentorship, community and authentic learning experience the program offers each child.