A high school orchestra rehearses on stage.

Music supports student success

All PSD students have the opportunity to engage in music education throughout their academic careers. Music education is offered instrumentally and vocally. 

For information about specific music programs at schools, please contact schools individually.


Music standards at a glance

A music student plays the violin. Music standards cover expression, creation, theory and aesthetic valuation of music. The Colorado Department of Education academic standards for music were revised in 2009. Please click the links below to access them.


By grade level:


  • An elementary student looks at her music.
  • Elementary students holding music while singing.
  • A music teacher plays the piano while student sing.
  • An orchestra rehearses on stage.
  • A high school student plays the violin.
  • High school students sing.
  • A middle school student plays the trombone.
  • A middle school student plays the drums.

Contact Information

Music Curriculum Facilitator
Melissa Flail | 970.222.8007 |