• Field Trips and Performances

    October 6:
    Community Drumming in Room 212
    November 16:
    5th/6th Hansel & Gretel opera field trip
    December 2:
    1st/2nd The Nutcracker ballet field trip
    February 8:
    3rd/4th Chicago Symphony Orchestra field trip
    March 7:
    1st/2nd Sensational Seuss performance
    March 10:
    Kindergarten Pete the Cat musical field trip
    March 23:
    3rd/4th Family Feud performance
    April 27:
    Armstrong's Festival of the Arts
    May 2:
    6th Grade Chorus Friendship Village field trip
    May 21:
    6th Grade Chorus Spring Fling Sing

  • A “Note” from Ms. Hays

    Dear Armstrong Community,
    Thank you for sharing your children with me over the past 25 years.  It has been such a joy to be the music teacher at Armstrong School.  Please continue to support the arts in your children’s lives and keep a song in your hearts!

    Get Some Quaver Notes for FREE!

    Next time you log in to your Quaver account, in the space where it says “My Quaver Code” type in ILoveMusic and you’ll get 100 free quaver notes that you can use for your Avatar! See the visual below if you need additional help.


    Every Armstrong student can get 100 free Quaver Notes to use with their Quaver avatar.  Here’s how:

    When you log in, where it says Quaver Code, type MyMusicTeacherRocks and your student account will be awarded 100 Quaver Notes!

    Orff Instruments on QUAVER

    Orff Library QR


    Next time you log in to the Quaver Music site, click the “Click Here!” button next to “Have a special Quaver Code?” and type in CrayCrayChristmas.  You will have 100 free QuaverNotes added to your account. QuaverNotes can be used for making changes to your avatar among other things.  Have FUN!

    Music is GREAT for your brain!

    New This Year!

    tubanosIn music classes this year students will frequently be playing drums.  We were quite fortunate to have six new tubanos purchased for our school.  These, in addition to instruments already here, are providing many opportunities for drumming!