Mrs. Amanda Goodspeed
Director of Music

The curriculum for music includes the following:

Music is one of the greatest gifts God has given us.  At St. James, we provide a variety of opportunities for students to learn about music and use their musical abilities to glorify God.

  • Music classes based on Orff and Kodaly principles (K-5)

Playing pitched and unpitched instruments
Movement and dance
Improvisation and composition
Listening activities

  • Choirs for all grade levels
  • Band
  • Middle School General Music including Chime and Handbell choirs

Special Activities and Performances include:

  • Lafayette Christmas Parade Float (Bands)
  • ISSMA Solo and Ensemble Contest (Choir and Band)
  • Organizational Choir Contest
  • Circle the State with Song / All State Choir
  • Lutheran Schools Fine Arts Festival in Indianapolis (Choir and Band)