Middle School

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.

Seventh and Eighth Grade Vocal Ensemble
In this elective, seventh and eighth grade students deepen their vocal performance techniques with our choir director. The ensemble sings popular songs in both English and Hebrew at school assemblies and Holidays Under Glass.


Heilicher fourth through eighth graders can take band with instructors from an area music school including 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.