South Orangetown Music Department

SOCSD Music Department Program

The South Orangetown music program has a long history of setting high standards for students and the community in music education. Many of our graduates have gone on to professional careers including Broadway theater, membership in professional ensembles, teaching, and the recording industry. All of our students reflect on musical study as a cherished part of their experience.

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SOCSD Receives 2016 Best Community for Music Recognition for Third Consecutive Year

SOCSD has been honored with the Best Communities for Music Education designation from the NAMM Foundation for its outstanding commitment to music education. The district joins 476 districts across the country in receiving the prestigious award in 2016.
The Best Communities Music Education designation is awarded to districts that demonstrate outstanding achievement in efforts to provide music access and education to all students.  This award recognizes that SOCSD is leading the way with learning opportunities for students.
The NAMM Foundation’s Best Communities for Music Education bring attention to the importance of keeping music education part of the school’s core education for all students, as well as highlighting music’s vital role in students’ overall success in school.

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