Music is an integral part of the CCS experience. Students are encouraged to participate in vocal and/or instrumental music. Concerts are held throughout the year, and high school students earn one credit per year upon completion of class.
The Central Christian music program serves students at all levels.
- Elementary music students learn concepts and practice skills by singing, playing classroom instruments, moving, reading and writing. Our elementary students are featured in at least two programs per year.
- Middle school music students continue singing, practicing the skill of reading 3 and 4-part choral music. In addition, our 7th and 8th graders have several music mini-courses throughout the year where they learn Beginning Guitar, Music History, Computer Applications in Music, Christianity in the Arts, and Physics of Orchestral Instruments. Middle school music classes perform in at least two programs per year, and also perform for judges at HOPL festival every spring.
- High school choir is a HOPL and KSHSAA sponsored activity where students can earn letters and medals. In addition, high school students have the opportunity to audition for district and state honor ensembles. The high school choir presents a musical every two years, and has many other opportunities to perform throughout the year.
- Beginning Band is offered as a choice to students in 5th grade.
- Middle school students are offered Band as an elective. The middle school band, soloists and small ensembles perform for judges at HOPL festival in the spring, as well as in at least two programs per year.
- High school band students are offered Band as an elective. High school band is a HOPL and KSHSAA sponsored activity where students can earn letters and medals. In addition, high school students have the opportunity to audition for district and state honor ensembles.
- Pep band combines 7th through 12th band members, and performs at our Friday sporting events.
CCS offers two semester-long classes for college credit through Sterling College:
- Music Appreciation
- Music Theory I