Music Program

Schaumburg Christian School provides a wide variety of opportunities for students to learn and develop in the area of music. From classroom music to private lessons, to choir and instrumental groups, SCS offers many different avenues for students to participate.

Elementary Music Program

 

The elementary music program at Schaumburg Christian School offers graded classroom music instruction from Preschool-6th grade. We teach students to read, create and perform music both alone and with others to the best of their ability and to the glory of God. For more information on the scope and sequence of the elementary music program, please contact one of the teachers below. Be sure to visit the different grade-specific websites.

To contact the Preschool-K5 Music teacher, click the email below for Mrs. Sitenga.

Email: Wendy Sitenga 

Visit the 1st-2nd Grade Music Website

Email: Angela Montes

Visit the 3rd-4th Grade Music Website

Email: Katie Vanderkooi

Visit the 5th-6th Grade Music Website

Email: Rachel Melton

Our music education continues to the middle school and high school grades with more involved and specialized programs.

Private Music Instruction

The Fine Arts program of Schaumburg Christian School offers instruction at all levels and welcomes those who are new to music as well as those who have been refining their talents for many years. Our teachers strive with every lesson to help every student excel in his/her God-given talents.

The SCS School of Fine Arts is proud to offer instruction in piano, voice, brass, woodwinds, strings and percussion instruments to our current students. View and download a copy of the  Music Enrollment Form.

For questions about music lesson billing please see the Financial FAQ.

Instrumental Music Program

The Instrumental Music Program at SCS consists of a band, handbell, and strings division.

Band Program

The four bands each represent a graduated level of training.

  • The Beginning Band offers elementary students in 4th–6th grades an opportunity to play one of the basic instruments of the woodwind, brass or percussion family. No prior knowledge of music is required.
  • The Elementary Band program is for students in 5th and 6th grades who have graduated out of beginning band.
  • The Junior High Band is a continuation of the Elementary Band and offers more opportunity for performances and training.
  • The Senior High Band provides advanced instruction in band performance and provides many opportunities to perform throughout the year. The SCS junior high and senior high bands are consistently awarded top honors in the annual state competitions.

Handbell Program

Handbells is a graded program from 6th grade to 12th grade. The SCS senior high Handbell Choir has won at the national competition for seven consecutive years.

 

Strings Program

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Choir

Students have the opportunity to perform in an organized choir beginning in grade four through their senior year of high school. Each choir performs in special programs throughout the school year. The elementary choir consisting of Grades 4 through 6, the junior high choir and the senior high choir perform at the annual Illinois Association of Christian Schools Academic and Fine Arts Tournament. Our choirs have won numerous state and national awards.