Elementary Music Homepage
CDPH Guidelines for the Performing Arts for Indoor Playing / Singing
- Well-fitting masks will be worn by all students and staff indoors.
- Clarinet, alto sax, trumpet, trombone & baritone player will be issues musician masks to be worn in music class when they play their instrument. Flute players will be issued face shields to be worn when they play their instrument in class.
- All wind instruments must have bell covers (excluding flute players) on their instrument when playing in class. These will be provided by the school district.
- A 6-foot distance will be maintained for those students who play a brass or woodwind instruments when playing their instrument in class.
- 3-foot distance between students will be followed for all other performing arts students including vocalists, string players, and percussionists.
- Good hygiene norms should be followed.
WELCOME TO THE PYLUSD ELEMENTARY MUSIC PROGRAM
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!
This school year we are excited to be be back with our 'Live' music lessons each week for 4th thru 6th grade students!
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.
New Methods Books for our Band & String Classes This Year!
This year, the elementary music team is excited to be updating our instrumental music curriculum! That means we will be switching to a new method book to teach our band and string classes. We are making the change to move to a method book series that that 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!
The instrumental method book series we will be switching to is call Essential Elements Interactive!
Here is what the Essential Elements Interactive books for band & strings instruments looks like:
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 Form
Once your student has seen our assembly at their school, they will bring home the brochure about our 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, please fill out the enrollment and contract part of the brochure completely and have your student return it to their classroom teacher. Their classroom teacher will give it to your student's music teacher so the music teacher can enroll your student in the music class of their choice for the year.
If you need another copy of the enrollment form, please click on the appropriate link below to see and download a copy of it to fill out and return to school for your student so they can participate in our music program:
Please check out this promotional video about all of the music programs in our school district: