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Elementary Music Homepage


Elementary music instruction is provided to all 4th, 5th and 6th grade students in the Placentia-Yorba Linda Unified School District. Classes are taught during the school day by credentialed music educators in the areas of band, strings and vocal music.

Provided on this website is information about your child’s music teacher(s), local music vendors, instrument information, music class schedules and much much more! We look forward to working with your students and expanding their educational experience! Simply scroll  down and/or click on a tab on the menu to the right to learn all you need to know about our program!
Elementary Music Recruitment Assemblies

Since we are back with our 'live' music classes, that means our music teachers were out to each of our 21 elementary schools the first two weeks of school to perform assemblies where students can learn about the music program and what their choices are for music this school year! 
Music Class Choices
After your school's music assembly, your student will receive a brochure from their classroom teacher which explains our elementary music program and how to sign-up for an instrument or vocal music! We also have provided here a PDF of your student's choices by grade level. You can click on the appropriate PDF link below to see and download that detailed list of classes for each grade level.
Elementary Instrumental Music Equipment List

If your student has chosen an instrument to play this year (band or strings) please click the appropriate link PDF below to see and download a list of all the supplies they will need to participate in that instrumental class this year. Seeing the list of all the things your student will need to be able to play an instrument may help you in your decision making process. 
Methods Books for our Band & String Classes
This year, the elementary music team will be continuing with our instrumental music curriculum! That means we will be continuing to use method book Essential Elements Interactive to teach our band and string classes. We love that this method book series utilizes the most up to date technology, including internet interactive content, to create a more exciting and flexible learning environment for our instrumental music students!
Here is what the Essential Elements Interactive books for band & strings instruments looks like so you know what to purchase for your student to use in instrumental music class:
Please make sure to purchase the correct method book for the instrument your student will be playing this year. There are separate books for violin, viola, cello & bass for string instruments and flute, clarinet, alto saxophone, trumpet, trombone, bass clef baritone and percussion for band instruments. Thank you! 
Elementary Music Enrollment Brochure & Form
Once your student has seen our assembly at their school, they will bring home the brochure about our music program. After you have had a chance to read ALL the information about our program on the brochure they brought home to you and you and your student have decided what their choice is for music this year, simply click the link below to get you to our online enrollment form.  This link takes you to both the English and Español versions of the form:
The brochure also has a QR code on it that you may use to get the the online enrollment form to fill out as well. It is a great way to fill out the form and enroll you student in music class from your phone!
If you need or would like another copy of the enrollment form, you can check with your school office, classroom teacher or music teacher to get another copy.
Parent Information Meeting for Beginning Band & Beginning Strings
Our district wide instrumental music meeting night for parents of beginning students will be held this year on Monday, September 12, 2022 in the MPR at Lakeview Elementary School located at 17510 Lakeview in Yorba Linda (corner of Valleyview & Lakeview). The meeting will begin at 7:00 pm and is recommended but not required. Our instrumental music teachers will greet you and explain the program. Several area music retailers, who's information is linked on another page on this website, will have display tables where you may inspect instruments and obtain rental information from them. These displays will be open at 6:00 pm. The school district has a limited number of instruments available for those students who re unable to obtain their own due to financial need.  
Instrument Insurance

If you would like to purchase insurance for the instrument your student is using for our program please click the link below.
Please check out this promotional video about all of the music programs in our school district:
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