The Music Department features active band, choir, orchestral and jazz programs with many award-winning performing ensembles. At the high school level, the Concert Band, Jazz Ensembles, Marching Band, Choir, Orchestra, and Chamber Ensembles have all won numerous awards in recent years. In recognition of outstanding achievement, both high schools have been recently cited as Grammy Signature Schools. In addition, East Meadow has been recognized as one of the Best 100 Communities for Music Education in the nation. The district is also the recipient of the prestigious NYSSMA Presidential Citation Award.
In addition to a variety of course offerings during the school year, the East Meadow Music Department offers a five-week summer program, open to all students in Nassau County. The summer music program offers instruction in band, orchestra and chorus, as well as chamber music and jazz.
The music department adheres to national and state curricular standards and is committed to introducing its students to technology and a broad range of musical experiences. To this end, both high schools have state-of-the-art music computer labs and offer technology-based music theory courses as well as music production and recording classes.
Director of Music and Art