Oberlin Choristers Children’s Honors Choir

Each year in March nearly 200 singers from around Northeast Ohio in grades 4-6 are recommended by their school music teachers to participate in Oberlin Choristers Children’s Honors Choir. This year’s honor choir celebrated its 20th anniversary. The singers came together on Saturday March 18,2017 in the Historic Finney Chapel to create beautiful music.  This […]

Tri-M Music Honor Society

Tri- M Music Honor Society   Firelands High School Chapter 6986     The Tri-M Music Honor Society® is a program of NAfME which focuses on creating future leaders in music education and music advocacy.  There are more than 1,800 chapters across all 50 states, involving more than 75,000 students.  Each year, these students contribute more […]

Best Communities for Music Education Designation!

For the third year in a row, Firelands has been named one of 388 school districts in 48 states to be recognized as a Best Community for Music Education!  The Best Communities for Music Education acknowledges and celebrates schools and districts, their administrators, teachers, board members, parents and students across the United States for their […]

1st Grade Students Have Fun with Guest Musician

The 1st grade students took part in a workshop with guest musician Terry Boyarsky.  Using a varied repertoire of music and movement, Terry taught the 1st grade students listening skills, problem solving, team work and kinesthetic awareness. Students estimated measured and analyzed musical patterns and forms through rhythmic games, body percussion and song. They used […]

5th Grade Students take part in Music Workshop

The fifth grade students took part in a workshop and an assembly with guest musician Hal Walker.  Provided by Young Audiences, Hal guided students in shaping sound and experiencing how sound travels. The students explored music and sound with every day materials. They even created an instrument with just rubber bands, 2 small pieces of […]

FHS Awarded Best Communities for Music Education

Once Again the FHS Music Department, under the direction of Mr. Dustin Wiley, was awarded one of The Best Communities for Music Education from the NAMM Foundation. CARLSBAD, Calif. , March 24, 2014—The NAMM Foundation awards school music education programs with the announcement of 2014’s Best Communities for Music Education (BCME). This year, the NAMM Foundation […]