The K-12 music education program contributes to a comprehensive education by inspiring and preparing students with skills, knowledge, and confidence to:

  • Develop musical competencies;
  • Contribute to community through music; and
  • Engage in lifelong musical interests.

Osseo Area Schools is nationally recognized for its music education program. We are the only school district in the state that has been named one of the nation’s Best Communities for Music Education every year since 2009. BCME 16Logo

District 279 Children’s Chorus

For more than 40 years, the District 279 Children's Chorus has provided a high quality vocal music experience for elementary students, and extraordinary performances for the community. District 279 Chorus members demonstrate high vocal music skills relative to others of their age, experience or environment.

The chorus has approximately 100 members representing all of the elementary schools in our district. Every fall, students in grades 4 and 5 may audition to join the chorus. 

Elementary Band

Band begins in fifth grade; all students are invited to participate.

Parents/guardians and their student are expected to attend an important registration meeting held every September. Information about registration meetings is distributed to students during the first two weeks of school.

Beginning Band Summary English     Hmoob      Español      Pусский 

Elementary Orchestra

Orchestra begins in fifth grade; all students are invited participate. 

Parents/guardians and their student are expected to attend an important registration meeting held every September. Information about registration meetings is distributed to students during the first two weeks of school.

Beginning Orchestra Summary English   Hmoob      Español      Pусский

Map for Rehearsals and Concerts

Contact

Jeremy Willey
Director
763.391.7148