CMS Music and Band

Students from fifth grade to eighth grade have several opportunities to acquire musical knowledge at Clarksville Middle School. Mr. Rob Nickerson and Mrs. Emily Stewart provide musical instruction ranging from general music classes to band and choir programs.

The following related arts classes are available to students at Clarksville Middle School:

6th/7th Grade General Music: Students will discover various genres of music, time periods, music cultures, musical notation, movement, analyzing and reading music to name a few. General music classes are taught by Ms. Emily Stewart and Mr. Rob Nickerson.

5th/6th Instrumental Music: 5th and 6th grade band members will learn how to play musical instruments, read and notate music as well as listening and performing several different styles of music. Throughout the year, Mr. Nickerson will assist beginning band students in growing their musical ability to further their involvement in the band programs offered at CCSC.

7th/8th Grade Instrumental Music:  7th and 8th grade band members will develop skills in music performance, perform and better understand different styles/genres of music as well as a host of other skills taught by Band Director, Rob Nickerson. Musical opportunities include multiple concerts, jazz band, solo and ensemble events, etc.

5th/6th Vocal Music: 5th and 6th grade students have the opportunity to be a part of the 5th and 6th grade CMS Choir. Students will be under the direction of Choir Director Emily Stewart. Choir members at CMS will learn how to sing, the importance of proper posture, how to read/notate music. Students will learn how to sing as a group and will be performing various styles of music.

7th/8th Vocal Music: 7th/8th grade students have the opportunity to be a part of the 7th/8th grade CMS Choir. Students will be under the direction of Choir Director Emily Stewart. Choir members at CMS will learn how to sing, the importance of proper posture, how to read/notate music. Students will learn how to sing as a group and will be performing various styles of music.

Rob Nickerson
Band Director
rnickerson@clarksvilleschools.org

Emily Stewart
Choir Director
estewart@clarksvilleschools.org