EDUCATING STUDENTS FOR LIFE

MLK Music Logo Option 1 Real White!Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Middle School Music Department Mission Statement
To create a musical community that is rich with cultural, social, and intellectual diversity, offering the highest quality music education and performance opportunities while inspiring and fostering personal character growth, critical thinking skills, and creativity.

​The Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Middle School Music Program serves students in grades 6-8 with varying levels of musical experience. These courses are designed to build and improve musical skills, teamwork, and community. The ensembles represent King Middle School at county events, serving as ambassadors to our larger school and musical communities.

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Choral Music Director – Ms. Archer

email:  kathryn_e_archer@mcpsmd.org
 

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CHALLENGE & ENGAGE

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Students engage in learning through active participation in rehearsals and performances. Both are integral to the process and experience.  Students are challenged to acheve musical excellence in

  • choral ensemble
  • music literacy
  • creativity through arrangement & composition
  • critical listening, analysis & evaluation
  • individual vocal production & technique

INSPIRE

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Students are inspired to make music. Music that is more than just dots on a page. Music that means something. An expression of feeling and shared human experiences. Music that touches souls and changes lives for the better.

BUILD COMMUNITY

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Students will learn to lean on and trust each other. We are a team working together to achieve excellence. Singing is a tie that binds, that heals, that crosses divides, that brings a community together.