Department of Music

Department of Music
  • WELCOME to the Highland Park Senior High School Music Department!
    Here you will find information about the Instrumental and Vocal Music Departments including course offerings, music recordings, schedules and some assignments.  At Highland we have offered:  Concert Choir(Advanced), Mixed Choir (Intermediate),  Women's Choir,  Chamber Orchestra(Advanced),  Symphonic Band(Advanced),  Scot's Band(Intermediate),  Beginning Band, Beginning Keyboard,  Beginning Orchestra, Beginning Percussion,  History of American Music, World Music Survey,  IB Music,  and two co-curricular Jazz Bands that meet before school.  Check under the individual teachers for course offerings and other items.
    Music Quotes:
    • "The Irish gave the bagpipes to the Scots as a joke, but the Scots haven't got the joke yet."  ~Oliver Herford
    • "Music expresses that which cannot be said and on which it is impossible to be silent."  ~Victor Hugo
    • "Music produces a kind of pleasure which human nature cannot do without."  ~Confuscius
    • "Music is a moral law. Itgives soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to theimagination, and charm and gaiety to life and to everything."  ~Plato