Whether a student is seriously pursuing a career in music or wants to expand her enjoyment of music, NDP's Music Department offers many opportunities. Middle Level students may participate in band, orchestra, chorus, or piano lab. In the Upper Level, credited music courses in Band, Orchestra, Chorus, Piano, Guitar, and AP Music Theory are offered. Students may also participate in our extra-curricular program for private lessons.
Notre Dame Preparatory School is a member of the Tri-M National Music Honor Society, the international honor society recognizing secondary music students for their music ability, academic excellence, school involvement, and community service.
Highlights of the Notre Dame Prep Music Program
- Middle Level Band, Orchestra, Chorus participates annually in regional music adjudications
- Middle Level Chamber Choir
- Upper Level Chamber Choir
- Upper Level Jazz Ensemble
- Upper Level Concert Band, Orchestra and Concert Chorale participates annually in national music adjudications
- Concert Choir and Chorale joint performances with other area private and public schools
- Host school for Archdiocesan Elementary Rep Band and Music Adjudication
- Private lessons on all instruments including voice and piano are offered as extracurricular program in both the Upper and Middle Levels
- Tri-M Chapter 4488 of the National Music Honor Society