Castle View High School Band

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The impact of music education on children is profound.

Music does more than just make sounds, it changes the way we think and act. The skills your child will learn in music will help them be successful on the stage, in the classroom, and for the rest of their lives.

of admissions officers of the nation's major universities say high school credit and achievement in the arts are significant considerations for admission.
points scored higher on the SAT for students involved in public school music programs according to the College Entrance Examination Board.
Lewis Thomas, physician and biologist, found that music majors comprise the highest percentage of accepted medical students.
of respondents (Gallup Poll), believe music is part of a well-rounded education and should be offered as part of the regular curriculum in schools.

What is Band?

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Thanks for your interest in the Castle View Band Program. It's never too late to start playing an instrument. If you are attending or plan to attend Castle View High School, the band program can help you get started on an instrument and provide opportunities to make great music with a bunch of talented and dedicated students. As a beginning player, our Percussion Techniques class is a great way to start learning how to read music and play percussion instruments. Motivated students can still enter the program in our Symphonic Band / Marching Band as well. We've had really good success with inexperienced players joining since our marching band summer rehearsals help to get a good start. Don't wait! Contact Mr. Cellar for more information today!

Students who participate in music have the lowest levels of current and lifelong use of alcohol, tobacco, and illicit drugs among any group in our society.

H. Con. Res 266 United States Senate, June 2000

Students taking courses in music performance and music appreciation scored higher in the SAT than students with no arts participation.

College Entrance Examination Board College-Bound Seniors National Report

Schools that have music programs have significantly higher graduation rates than those without music programs (90.2 percent compared to 72.9 percent).

U.S. Department of Education NELLS88 Database

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Castle View High School Band
Director: Mark Cellar
Phone: 3033879109