Music

 

Arts High School Music Department offers two concentrations: instrumental and vocal.

 

Instrumental

Music Department courses include String Orchestra, Woodwind Ensemble, Brass and Percussion Ensemble, Concert Band, Jazz Band, Music Technology and Recording and Music History and Theory. Our curriculum is further enhanced by master classes, guest artists, and collaborative programs with the New Jersey Performing Arts Center, and other professional partnerships. Graduates of the Music Department at Arts High School include Sarah Vaughn, Wayne Shorter, Melba Moore, Connie Francis, Woody Shaw, Seymour Rosenfeld, Mort Lindsey and Charlie Calello.

Vocal

Courses in the Vocal Music Department include Mixed Chorus, Women’s Choir and Men’s Choir. Our curriculum is further enhanced by mater classes, guest artists, and collaborative programs with the New Jersey Performing Arts Center, Colonial Symphony and other professional partnerships. Notable music graduates include Sarah Vaughn, Wayne Shorter, Melba Moore, Connie Francis, Mort Lindsey and Charlie Calello.

Instrumental Faculty

Carlos, Richard

Itkor, Joseph

Liggins, Lawrence 

Martinez, Jayson

Sweet, Christine

Voice Faculty

Ellsworth, Brandon

Forderhase, Jerry Ph.D

Henriquez, Leslie

Collaborative Pianist

Wu, Stephen