The mission of the Lafayette Parish Music Department is to provide each student with the skills needed to experience a lifetime love of music while stimulating creativity and critical thinking skills.
The Lafayette Parish Music Department will encourage all students to achieve their greatest potential by:
- valuing a life enriched by the arts
- embracing Louisiana's strong tradition of music
- providing an opportunity to select music as a profession
- inspiring students to realize their full artistic potential while equipping them with the skills needed to succeed in today's world
Music Curriculum Resources
Southwest La Band Directors Association-SLBDA-http://www.slbda.org/
Louisiana Music Educators Association-LMEA-http://www.lmeamusic.org/
National Association for Music Educators-NAFME-http://www.nafme.org/
Louisiana Arts Content Standards http://www.doa.louisiana.gov/osr/lac/28v51/28v51.pdf
La. Showcase of Marching Bands http://lafmusic.com/LA-Showcase-of-Marching-Bands
Prescribed Music List for District and State Assessment http://www.lmeamusic.org/Prescribed%20Music%20List.htm
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