Music Curriculum by Grade Level
Students in grades two through eight are eligible to be in the choir. Choir rehearsals are held during lunch periods and before school with additional practices for special performances. The choir performs at Holidays Under Glass each December at the IDS Crystal Court in downtown Minneapolis. In addition, the choir sings at a variety of community events in Twin Cities Jewish community, including Empty Bowls, a fundraiser for ending hunger in St. Louis Park and the community-wide Yom Ha'atzmauut (Israeli Independence Day) festivities.
Heilicher fourth through eighth graders can take band with music school instructors who give individual and ensemble lessons. Instruments offered are woodwinds, brass, and percussion. Students can choose from flute, clarinet, alto saxophone, trumpet, trombone, tuba, and percussion instruments. The band performs several times throughout the school year.